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University of Bristol – Language Gateways into the Professions: French for students of Aerospace and Avionic Engineering

Author(s): Teresa Birks
Institution/Organisation: CILT, the National Centre for Languages (UK)

Four British Universities, Bristol, Loughborough, Kingston and Salford, designed and piloted language modules linked to Engineering and Built Environment Degrees.  Within each University, a language expert work closely with a vocational expert to design the modules in consultation with employers ...

Language Centre of the University of Vienna

Author(s): Sonja Winklbauer
Institution/Organisation: Language Centre of the University of Vienna (AT)

The present Case Study focuses on the following activities and accomplishments of the Language Centre of the University of Vienna (Sprachenzentrum der Universität Wien,, founded in 2001, the European Year of Languages:   high-quality language education to students, ...

Renewal programme for language teaching at the Université Charles-de-Gaulle-Lille3

Author(s): Martine Benoit
Institution/Organisation: Université Charles-de-Gaulle-Lille3 (FR)

The University of Lille3 has had a Director of Language Policy for a number of years. With the changes in the presidential team made in 2006, a new policy regarding Languages for Specialists of Other Disciplines (LANSAD) at all levels of university studies (Degree, Masters, Doctorate), was ...

EILC Courses at University for Foreigners of Siena

Author(s): Carla Bagna, Francesca Gallina
Institution/Organisation: University for Foreigners of Siena (IT)


Language learning and teaching at the Faculty of Economics and the Faculty of Law

Author(s): Janet Bowker, Marie-Pierre Escoubas, Anna Marras, Rita Salvi, Ersilia Incelli, Judith Turnbull, Margrit Wetter
Institution/Organisation: Dipartimento di Studi Geoeconomici, Linguistici, Statistici, Storici per l'Analisi Regionale , Faculty of Economics, SAPIENZA University of Rome (IT)

In our faculty the application of the Bologna Declaration has had a strong impact also on the L2 (and L3) teaching. Great efforts have been made by the language staff in order to develop mutilingualism and an interdisciplinary approach. Language curricula have been developed to cope with the needs ...

The University of Warsaw System of Language Provision – languages for all

Author(s): Jolanta Urbanikowa
Institution/Organisation: University of Warsaw (PL)

The University of Warsaw System of Language Provision is a system financed from the University central budget whereby all students of the first cycle study programmes can learn a language choosing from a joint offering of ca 50 languages, conventional, blended and on-line courses at A1 – C2 ...

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, ...

Kodolányi János University College

Author(s): Csilla Sárdi
Institution/Organisation: Kodolányi János University College (HU)

As a result of the Bologna Process and Hungary’s accession to the European Union, it is of primary importance for future graduates to possess high levels of communicative competence in at least two foreign languages, intercultural competence as well as an ability to learn languages in an ...

Vytautas Magnus University

Author(s): Nemira Macianskiene
Institution/Organisation: Centre of Foreign Languages, Vytautas Magnus University (LT)


An Overview of Language Teaching at Kaunas University of Technology

Author(s): Regina Petrylaite
Institution/Organisation: Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania (LT)

The case study gives an overview of the initiatives and practices of language teaching at Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania. KTU is a state-supported university training engineers and managers for different branches of Lithuania’s economy. It is the second largest university in Lithuania ...