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The power of music: Example of how music can help to motivate language awareness

Author(s): European Schoolnet
Institution/Organisation: Brentfield Primary School (UK)


The school is a mixed, state primary school in one of the most deprived wards of the London Borough of Brent. There are some 450 pupils on roll, 75% from ethnic minorities, including the children of refugees and asylum seekers, many of them not speaking English. The challenge for the school is to ...

Teaching Urdu at Walthamstow School for Girls, London: An example of the social role of languages in a multicultural school

Author(s): European Schoolnet
Institution/Organisation: Walthamstow School for Girls, London (UK)


Walthamstow School for Girls is a community comprehensive school in London serving a diverse, inner-city area with significant socio-economic deprivation. 45% of the school intake come from the Asian community served by the school and many of the others are of Caribbean and African origins. ...

The Implementation of EPOS, a Web-Based Learning-Platform for the ELC-ELP and other Validated ELP-Versions within a Tutorial Programme in Combination with Language Courses at the University of Bremen

Author(s): Bärbel Kühn, Astrid Buschmann-Göbels, Rüdiger Fehse
Institution/Organisation: Fremdsprachenzentrum der Hochschulen im Lande Bremen (FZHB) (DE)


The case study presented here will focus on the tutorial program which was implemented in October 2007 at the FZHB to enhance plurilingualism and to encourage autonomous language learning. This program offers a systematic combination of language classes, autonomous language learning with EPOS, ...

Tandem Programme at the Language Centre of the Freie Universität Berlin

Author(s): Maria Giovanna Tassinari
Institution/Organisation: Sprachenzentrum, Freie Universität Berlin (DE)


The tandem programme at the Independent Language Learning Centre (ILLC – SLZ) is an extracurricular initiative of the Language Centre of the Free University Berlin (FU Berlin), but is intended to fit into the university context and into the study programmes of the students. The initiative is open ...