Languages Week at King's College

Languages Week was celebrated at King’s College with activities ranging from guest speakers (Dr William Jennings, HOD French at Waikato University and Professor Jose Colmeiro, Prince of Asturias Chair in Spanish at the University of Auckland) to quizzes and language-themed food.

Daily, in the Chapel, our Lord’s Prayer was offered in a range of languages.

Club Languages were also celebrated with food.

On Tuesday, 18 August paella was served on the Lusk Building balcony for all language students.  

On Thursday, 20 August pains au chocolat were distributed and lunchtime saw an inter-house language quiz in the Lecture Theatre at 1.10pm.

To conclude the week, on Friday, 21 August hangi food was offered courtesy of the Te Reo Maori school and Years 10 and 11 Spanish students made a ‘speed-dating’ outing to Baradene College.