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Language Learning in Secondary School Belgium: eTwinning project (Italian, French, Dutch)

Author(s): European Schoolnet
Institution/Organisation: Sint-Janscollege, Poperinge (BE)

The language initiative described in this school is an eTwinning project carried out in collaboration with an Italian school. This eTwinning project took place during the school year 2006/2007 and had as its theme the exploration of the world of a teenager or in French ‘découvrir la planète des ...

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 ...

Early language initiative – Primary school UK: Case study on early language learning at Primary level (French)

Author(s): European Schoolnet
Institution/Organisation: Malorees Junior, London (UK)

The main language of tuition in this school is English, while the languages spoken by the pupils include Arabic, Gujurati, Chinese, Ethiopian, Spanish, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Hungarian, Polish, Portuguese,  Romanian, among others. The other language taught in the school is French, which is ...

1st Experimental Lyceum of Athens

Author(s): European Schoolnet
Institution/Organisation: 1st Experimental Lyceum of Athens (GR)

The main language of communication in the school is Greek and the main languages taught are English, French, and German. Of these, English is the main language and is taught to a high level, while both French and German are taught to a medium level. The study of English is compulsory, while French ...

e.twinning projects – motivation for language learning and intercultural awareness (European Cultural Dimension)

Author(s): Diamantino Silvestre dos Santos Martins
Institution/Organisation: Agrupamento de Escolas D. Afonso III, Faro (PT)

The Escola D. Afonso III is a lower secondary school in Faro, capital of the Algarve, with 500 pupils on roll. Because of the international tourist industry in the Algarve the school puts high priority on the learning of foreign languages to support the future employment prospects of pupils. ...

Le soleil, la lune et les étoiles: An example of using blogs to motivate the learning of French in Ireland

Author(s): European Schoolnet
Institution/Organisation: St. Michael’s, Loreto Secondary School, Navan (IE)

St Michael's is a Catholic, secondary school for girls (lower and upper) in Navan, a commuter town to the north west of Dublin. As part of her regular teaching the French teacher devotes one class period a week with her 5th year class (16 years) to the development of a website and the writing of ...

Centre for Excellence in Multimedia Language Learning

Author(s): Karin Duffner, Elisabeth Lillie, Gregory Toner
Institution/Organisation: University of Ulster (UK)

The Centre for Excellence in Multimedia Language Learning (CEMLL) at the University of Ulster is a five-year project, funded by DELNI (Department for Employment and Learning, Northern Ireland), to explore the pedagogical effectiveness of multimedia language labs. A core team are engaged in ...

Early language initiative – Primary school UK

Author(s): European Schoolnet
Institution/Organisation: Whitehouse Common Primary School, Sutton Coldfield (UK)

The children are exposed to two languages in the school, French, which is taught during a lunchtime club and Spanish, which is taught throughout the school. All the pupils learn Spanish at this point within the curriculum. They average class size in 30. Extensive us is made of ICT tools including ...

Bradley CE Primary School

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

Language teaching in the school is still in the early stages of implementation. It was introduced in 2004 as part of the UK government's Primary Foreign Languages programme. The teaching of Spanish in the school is reinforced by an on-going e-twinning project with a school in Spain (Ablitas). Each ...

Hässelbygårdsskolan Sweden/Siegerland Grundschule Germany

Author(s): European Schoolnet
Institution/Organisation: Hässelbygårdsskolan Sweden/Siegerland Grundschule Germany (SE/DE)

Pupils of both schools have a migrant family background. Wooden dolls represent the pupils and with this personal distance it is easier for them to tell about their 'new life in a new country'. They use English as a means of communication and exchange between the two partner countries. This project ...