After discussing typical courses in Sweden the rumour spread to the centre restaurant who obtained the recipe for a Swedish speciality called Janssons Frestelse. It was put on the menu one Friday in the centre restaurant which caters to about 300 residents and outside users of the centre.

Two and three-year-olds, at a parent and toddler group in Nottingham, England, take part in Spanish games and dancing, eat tapas and have their faces painted with the Spanish flag.

"I have learned as much from the people I have taught as they have learned from me."
A teacher in Nottingham, England

ALLEGRO has been the recipient of three European Quality Labels,in France, in Slovenia and in the UK.

People with learning disabilities in Nottingham, England enjoy singing, I can see clearly now, in French and La Bamba.


We have completed a total of 16 sub-groups, reaching more than 80 people. We have organised activities in 4 languages (French, German, Polish and English.) We have worked with four organisations in the community, where much of out teaching has taken place.

The project has been reported in national and local media and also in international conferences on language teaching and learning.

This dissemination has made people in Cuenca, in Castilla La Mancha and more widely in Spain aware of the importance of language learning and teaching as a way of integrating people in society and also as a way of learning new ways of life and different cultures.

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