Hangman is a game whereby one must guess the word chosen by the other, guessing the letters that make up the word.
Au delá de “Olá” et “Obrigado”
Camões - Centre culturel portugais
Camões – Centre culturel portugais à Paris vous invite à participer à un cours interactif d’initiation à la langue portugaise.
samedi 30 à 10h, durée 1h
Palindromes and company
Find as many as possible in various languages.
Passeport pour la Chine
Organised by Passeport pour la Chine.
Saturday 30th Sept 3pm
Sunday 1st Oct, 3pm
Have fun with our giant Scrabble carpet. Possible in English, French, German, Arabic, Russian, Spanish and phonetics !
Tower of Babel
Make a Tower of Babel out of our wooden building blocks or our 2000 Mundolingua toilet rolls !
Name in many forms
Write your name in Braille, phonetics, WinPitch, Calligraphy, Esperanto, other alphabets, code and find out about its history.
The aim is to find a maximum of words in the grid, be they in French, English, Spanish or Russian.
A joint project to a create a book with your puns from any and many languages.
A questionnaire with the answers to be found amongst the various exhibitors.
Mother Tongue Statistics
We will ask at the entrance what language you spoke with your mother at the age of 3, to generate the stats for our visitors to Linguafest.
Nushu – secret ancient writing between Chinese women
Watch how certain Chinese ladies communicated in secret in the past.
Sunday 1st October from 4pm – 7pm.
Fun activities around Tibetan
Various activities to discover the Tibetan language and alphabet.
Saturday 30th Sept and Sunday 1st of October from 2pm – 5pm.
Languages of Europe
Find the names of European languages in the grid.
Most people have at least one dictionary at home. Some, such as teachers, translators or writers for instance, may have up to twenty or thirty. Come discover, in exclusivity for Linguafest, a small sample of Olivier Kaiser’s unique collection of more than 1,500 dictionaries: dictionaries of language(s) and of things, which will allow you to realize the amazing range of what is still too often called “the” dictionary. Many are decidedly unusual (Did you know that there is an entire dictionary devoted to the F word? And that another one lists almost 3,000 synonyms of “drunk”, including three made-up ones for copyright protection, called mountweazels?). Let yourself be guided through a strange but fascinating world!
Saturday 30th September from 1-3pm
Sunday 1st October from 11 – 12pm
Sunday 1st October from 4 – 6pm
Over the 3 days you will have the opportunity to discover various calligraphies (from the Greek kállos meaning beautiful and grapheîn, to write) and différent types of writing.
(Swear Words !) To be tried out in the temporary fitting room !
Drawing competition for Proverbs
Illustrate multilingual expressions that convey the concept of “being stupid” – a prize for the best drawing ! (Rosetta stone jigsaw puzzle) !