Language learning and teaching in the context of twin cities: survey of experieces and needs : recommendations for the promotion of languages
The twinning of cities and municipalities possibly represents the largest platform for encounter and mutual acquaintance established in modern times. However, can such a merger between the fellow-citizens of Europe be achieved without first addressing in a determined way the issue of languages, of teaching languages and their diversity? Answers to this question can be found before, during and after visits to participating towns. School exchange programs also deserve a better preparation and a genuine teaching methodology for exchanges.--Publisher's description.
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adult courses adult language courses Alytus Assumption Austria Birstonas choice of languages cities and municipalities citizens contacts context of twin Council of Europe countries cultural currently organising Czech Republic Denmark E-mail ECML English essential Estonia European Union evaluation exchanges between twin exchanges of pupils favourable Finland foreign language France French Germany Graz Greece Haukipudas Hungary Iceland improve initiative interest Italy knowledge of languages Kolindros Lahti language communication language learning language skills Latvia learning languages learning the partner's linguistic impact Lithuania Lorient methodology for exchanges mother tongue motivation municipal officials municipal twinnings Nantes University Norway organise language courses participants partner's language partners plurilingual Poland questionnaire reciprocal visits regular exchanges representatives and municipal Riga Russian Federation Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer Saint-Sebastien-sur-Loire sample school exchange programmes schoolchildren spoken sportsmen and women survey Sweden target groups teachers teaching methodology Torva towns and cities twin cities twinning officers twinning programmes twinning projects United Kingdom Wattrelos