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Celebrating languages & recent news

Celebrate the European Day of Languages today! Do not hesitate to visit the event’s website to check all the activities organized in your respective countries and cities.

We’d like to take the opportunity on such a special day to announce that the SpeakApps project got the Lifelong Learning Programme KA2 Accompanying Measures support, starting this November 2013. We’ll be expanding to new target learners including the secondary school sector and new languages such as Spanish, French, German, Croatian and Romani. We’d also like to extend an invitation to interested teachers and … Continue Reading

Celebrate the 10th anniversary of the European Day of Languages!

european_day_language1On the 6th of December, 2001, the Council of Europe proclaimed the 26th of September as the European Day of Languages, with the main objective of promoting the European linguistic diversity and encouraging people, to take up a language, no matter their age. On the occasion of the day, SpeakApps would like to stress the importance of plurilingualism to achieve intercultural understanding and to highlight that our work is devoted to pursue and facilitate this aim. Happy European Day of Languages!

SpeakApps: Kick off

kickoff2The European project SpeakApps was launched during the month of February. The objective of this initiative, funded by the European Lifelong Learning Programme (LLP), is to provide user access to a range of online tools whose aim is to facilitate oral practice of a language through an online platform. This project fills a gap in language training and allows us to go beyond simple grammar or reading comprehension exercises.

The base languages employed by this European project are Catalan, Dutch, Irish, Swedish, Polish and English but the idea is to … Continue Reading