Languages as Codes


The investigative nature of the project can be promoted by getting pupils to look at different types of codes.

Pupils will be able to pass on secret messages to each other using an online encoder/decoder.

From codes to foreign languages

Write your name in Mandarin Chinese

Help your pupils to write their name in a range of different languages.

Have a go at transliterating your name into the Russian Cyrillic alphabet

You can use an online translator to send secret messages. For older pupils this activity could lead to a discussion about the merits of online translation.

The titles of Harry Potter in different alphabet.

© Nick Jones 2003-2008. Advisor for MFL Coventry LEA