Languages at Waterford Institute of Technology

Aims of this page: To connect students, staff and all those interested in Languages within W.I.T. and beyond, and to promote language awareness & culture

Mission: To give a voice to Languages in W.I.T.


For the 'Tiepolo Ball', in Venice, Italy, Dior's Creative Director for women's wear, Maria Grazia Chiuri, commissioned special fabrics from the celebrated house of Bevilacqua and used them for gowns worn by celebrities at the event. See more about Bevilacqua's savoir-faire and ancestral techniques in this exclusive video.

5-Minute Language

This weekend is all about advice for French learners! Here's my most recent blog post - 99 essential and most useful French phrases you must know if you're learning French:

How to understand native speakers when speaking a foreign language These top tips will help you understand native speakers when speaking the language you're learning. They will also help you become a more confident and fluent foreign language speaker yourself.

Verde for Dummies

Languages Meme

From Twitter

Britain could not have picked a worse time to give up learning languages | David Cannadine With Brexit looming, we must wake up to the huge benefits of multilingualism, says historian and author David Cannadine

Modern Language Association

How censorship may unintentionally persist in Spain's literary landscape today:

Modern Language Association

Five places in Ireland literary aficionados should visit:

The longest pizza in the world is in Napoli, of course.

La #pizza più lunga del mondo, #napoli #italy #italianfood #guinnessworldrecord Napoli e i pizzaioli napoletani hanno conquistato il record della pizza più lunga del mondo con un solo lunghissimo e impressionante nastro di Margherita di 1 chilometro 853 metri e 88 centimetri.

Artist Hilariously Illustrates The Differences Between Different Countries And Languages In 30 Comics Traveling is the perfect medium for experiencing different cultures complete with all sorts of art, music, crafts, and traditions. But visiting other countries is usually not just all roses. With that idea in mind, artist Malachi Ray Rempen decided to share his traveling experience and situations in...

World Economic Forum

'Time is fascinating because it is very abstract. We cannot touch or see it but we organise our whole lives around it.''

Top 10 bilingual books From the ghostly remains of Sappho’s ancient Greek, to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s untranslated Igbo – a selection of the best tales told in multiple languages

Italie : une œuvre de Léonard de Vinci retrouvée, 500 ans après sa disparition Après quarante ans de recherches, un professeur italien a retrouvé "La Bataille d'Anghiari" à Florence (Italie), une oeuvre de Léonard de Vinci perdue pendant 500 ans.

Marcopolo Tv

I 20 piatti tipici che caratterizzano le regioni d'Italia 🇮🇹

Association pour la Promotion de l'Italien API

France 2 s'est rendue sur l'île de Sardaigne, en Italie, où l'on observe un taux record de centenaires. Ils sont exceptionnellement nombreux. La qualité de l'air n'est peut-être pas étrangère à ce phénomène. 🤪

This Chrome extension lets you learn a new language by watching Netflix Watch your shows with two subtitles on at the same time.

Lead with Languages

The Library of Congress has digitized 155 Persian texts dating back to the 13th century in honor of Persian New Year.


Léonard de Vinci, la Joconde et la Toscane - Invitation au voyage | ARTE Berceau de la Renaissance italienne, la Toscane est une terre d’une incroyable richesse artistique. Léonard de Vinci naît dans cette région généreuse en 1452. De Florence où les premières lueurs de son génie se sont manifestées aux villages de Toscane, l’œuvre polymorphe de Léonard de...

Polygloton - Tommy's Home For Language Geeks

language o'clock

language o'clock

Il caffè sospeso e le congiunzioni. (Italian Level B1/B2). A small gesture of kindness

And if you are interested in wine:
Excellent command of French and English (both spoken and written) –
any other EU language would be an asset

YFJ Recruitment

Excellent English and French (being a native speaker is an asset)

Intern at UNRWA Representative Office to the European Union on EURACTIV JobSite

Excellent spoken and written command of English; Good working knowledge of French; German highly desirable. UNITED NATIONS RELIEF AND WORKS AGENCYFOR PALESTINE REFUGEES IN THE NEAR EASTUNRWA REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE TO THE EUROPEAN UNION

Advocacy Internship - EuroMed Rights, Brussels

Fluency in both English and French (oral and written). Applicants who do not match these language requirements will not be considered. Knowledge of Arabic will be an asset. Apply for the Advocacy Internship Job, EuroMed Rights, Brussels, Belgium. European Affairs Jobs in Brussels, EU Institutions and International Organisations from

Job opportunities as a Bilingual Receptionist in the French Embassy in Paris

Arctik - Communication for Sustainability Arctik is a public relations, communications and evaluation consultancy which specialises in European Affairs and Sustainability


Have you inspired people around you to learn or appreciate languages? Community groups, clubs and companies - as well as schools and colleges! - can apply for the European Language Label Award to recognise their innovative contributions to promoting languages. Apply online by 30 April at

Dual Language Schools

At a new French immersion school in St. Petersburg, which opened in September, American kids as young as three are learning French by speaking it all day.

Don't substitute computer coding for foreign language class Don't try to substitute computer coding for the experience of learning a foreign language.

Seal of Biliteracy

Irish Gaelic is one of them

Can you guess the 10 oldest languages still spoken today? ( We found this list is missing many east Asian languages).

English is Fun

Forgotten Ireland

Alex and Nadia, our two great lecturers in German and Spanish, welcome secondary students to WIT open day.

Seal of Biliteracy

Learning a language means failure, embarrassment and the enrichment of your life.

Situazioni comunicative :: Impariamo l'italiano Esercizi di italiano online - Impara italiano gratis con esercizi interattivi di grammatica italiana

Palermo 360

La brioche a Palermo. Breakfast

_________☆▪︎Palermo a 360 gradi▪︎☆_________


Canadian film made in language spoken by just 20 people in the world The film aims to preserve the endangered dialects of British Columbia’s Haida people

Month of the Francophonie 2019 - Alliance Française Waterford and Wexford The celebration of the Francophonie !!!! As every year, March is the month of the Francophonie. This year we have the great pleasure to receive Pierre-Olivier LOMBARTEIX, a French crime writer. He will be talking about his work and all this in English !!! In his first novel, Ogham, the action takes....

Deutsche Botschaft Dublin / German Embassy Dublin

75% of the world's population does not speak any English.
And our Ambassador Deike Potzel gives you a few more facts why #LearnGerman is a very good idea.
#LerneDeutsch #LearnGerman

Live-Italian: speak it, love it, live it

Ebbene sì, pomodoro 🍅! 😉🇮🇹♥️🇮🇹

Not only Venice, visit all the Region! (Italian Level B1) Le opere di Andrea Palladio

.......and, eventually, it might not work out

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Career Bounce Career Bounce

We support you in deciding on careers, making career choices and helping you with your job search.

Playful Paisti Playful Paisti

Playful Paisti is a messy and sensory play activity class for all children aged six months to six years to enjoy with their parent/guardian.

Mount Sion Primary School Mount Sion Primary School
Barrack Street
Waterford, 0000

Today, Mount Sion Primary School caters for 300 boys in a vibrant, dynamic and caring environment.

Ursuline Preschool Ursuline Preschool
Ursuline Complex, Ballytruckle.

Kumon Waterford Study Centre Kumon Waterford Study Centre
Waterford Teachers Centre, Newtown Road,
Waterford, X91 XD98

The Kumon Maths and English study programmes enable students of all ages and abilities to achieve.

De La Salle College, Newtown Road Lower

Non scholae, sed vitae discimus – mokomės ne mokyklai, o gyvenimui. Seneka

Ladybird Pre-School & Daycare Centre, Tramore Ladybird Pre-School & Daycare Centre, Tramore
Moonvoy, Tramore

Ladybird Pre-school & Daycare centre continues to go the extra mile to accommodate each and every family with opening hours of 7.30am-6.00pm Monday to Friday.

Mini Messers Mini Messers
Waterford, N/A

No Fuss Messy Play for Babies & toddlers. Sensory play & exploration in a messy way!

Viking Longboat Project, Waterford Viking Longboat Project, Waterford
Waterford, IRELAND

The Waterford Longboat Project was a FÁS Community Local Training Initiative in partnership with Waterford Museum of Treasures, Waterford City Council, Waterford Chamber of Commerce and the private sector.

Liza's Art Classes Liza's Art Classes

Hoping to start an adult art class after Christmas in the community center. Depending on numbers. Let me know if your interested.

Ballybeg Greens Ballybeg Greens
Parish Centre, Ballybeg
Waterford, 353

Ballybeg Greens supplies top quality organically grown, salad leaves, specialist veg, edible flowers and herbs to the food industry and the general public.

Bumble Bees Creche & Playgroup Bumble Bees Creche & Playgroup
Bellfield, Ferrybank, Waterford

We are a Creche, playgroup and afterschool club based outside Waterford City. We offer childcare for Infants from 3 months, to school age children. We provide ECCE Free Pre-school and offer a drop/collection service to local schools.