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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, ...

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. ...

IoT Languages Strategy Network

Author(s): Kristin Brogan, Riana Walsh
Institution/Organisation: Institute of Technology Tralee (IE)

What is the IoT Languages Strategy Network?   This is an initiative by IoT language lecturers and builds on existing language expertise within the IoT sector. Our initial focus is to create awareness of Good Practice and to promote language learning by designing and adopting internal Language ...

Island voices: The use of videos to motivate language learning in the Hebrides (Scotland)

Author(s): European Schoolnet
Institution/Organisation: College Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, Sleat (UK)

Sabhal Mòr Ostaig is a college of further and higher education situated on the Island of Skye in the Scottish Hebrides where all tuition and the running of the college is carried out in Scottish Gaelic. Its aim is to change the pattern of decline of the area through education, employment and ...

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 ...

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, ...

Universitat Pompeu Fabra: The linguistic policy of a multilingual university in a Catalan-Spanish community

Author(s): Carmen Pérez Vidal
Institution/Organisation: Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona (ES)

UPF is a Catalan university located in the heart of Barcelona, which has a missions in relation with languages: to use Catalan as the language by default in the institution, to use the co-official Spanish language as a language which many students use and know, and to establish the use of English ...

Sprachlehrinstitut (SLI) der Universität Freiburg (Language Teaching Center, University of Freiburg)

Author(s): Frank Reiser
Institution/Organisation: Sprachlehrinstitut der Universität Freiburg (DE)

The Language Teaching Center (SLI) is part of the Philological Faculty at the University of Freiburg and its learning programs make up a portion of courses available at the University. However, in contrast to other institutions at the University, the SLI is for the most part financially ...

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 ...