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Welcome to the Celebrating Language web site

The East of England contains a fascinating variety of people whose origins can be traced to most parts of the globe.

Some come here to study or work. Others were born here after parents or grandparents from other countries made England their home.

In many families, English is not the only language which is used, and there are many children who are bi-lingual or for whom English is not the first language they learned.

Notes for Teachers

Sets of notes to support teachers with background information and practical examples of using the site have been added to the Teachers...more

Christmas around the world

See the What's New? section for new items added under Festivals. The starting point...more

Frère Jacques Challenge

2nd November 2009 - 26th February 2010 How many different versions can we collect on this site between November and...more

Celebrating Diwali

The festival marks the victory of good over evil. The Sanskrit word Deepavali means an array of lights that stands for victory of brightness over darkness... more

Notes for Teachers

Below are sets of notes to support teachers with background information and practical...

Christmas Around The World

The starting point for looking at Christmas around the world is the...

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