Free webinars for intercultural foreign language learning and teaching

 

  • TILA Telecollaboration for intercultural language aquisitionEnrichening your foreign language classroom with motivating on-line tools.
  • Enhancing intercultural understanding thanks to interesting collaborative tasks
  • Getting your pupils really enthusiastic for the language you are teaching

If this is what you are trying to achieve within your language classroom, then register for the free webinars that the TILA consortium will offer between 7 May and 9 June. As you may know, TILA stands for Telecollaboration for Intercultural Language Acquisition, and that is why we are concerned with offering possibilities for pupils to meet on-line in secure environments, in order for them to discover other cultures while learning new languages.

The six interactive webinars are presented by various TILA experts and will cover a wide range of topics that connect with telecollaboration in your classroom. During the webinars, that will last one hour, you can ask your questions by text chat.

The program is as follows:

7 May (15.00-16.00 CET): Telecollaboration tools
13 May (15.00-16.00 CET): OpenSim
27 May (15.00-16.00 CET): Telecollaboration tasks
28 May (19.30-20.30 CET): Teachers’ experiences
2 June (16.00-17.00 CET): Intercultural communication
9 June (15.00-16.00 CET): Organisation of telecollaboration exchanges

More information about each session can be found on the following address: http://tinyurl.com/n9ul9hy

For the webinar of 13 May you can register by sending your name, your mail address, the name of your institution/employer (if applicable) to nick@3dles.com. For all the other webinars, please send this information to l.dijkstra@uu.nl and mention the seminar for which you wish to register.

We hope to meet you soon on-line! In the meantime, please do not hesitate to visit the TILA project website: www.tilaproject.eu.

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