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OER Workshop at APAC 2014, Barcelona

apacConvention2014One more year, the SpeakApps project is participating at the Catalan Association of English Teachers (APAC) ELT annual convention. Celebrated at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, in Barcelona, the meeting is taking place from 20th to 22nd of February and gathers together the regional community of English teachers. The APAC meeting motto for this year is English in action 21/7.  Born in 1986, APAC is an organization open to all teaching professionals of whatever sphere or level that offers several support services —magazine, forums, social networks, etc.— to … Continue Reading

SpeakApps 2 Kicks Off in Barcelona!

SPKAPPS_KickOff_BcnSpeakApps 2 was launched in Barcelona during the month of November. SpeakApps 2 is funded under the European Lifelong Learning Programme, Accompanying Measures and is aimed at developing the oral language skills of all European citizens. This phase of the SpeakApps project will include five more languages; Croatian, German, Romani, French and Spanish. Resources will also be continued to be developed in Catalan, Dutch, English, Irish, Polish and Swedish.

SpeakApps 2 welcomes its associate partners to the SpeakApps community and is excited to be working with them. The SpeakApps … Continue Reading

OER overview

The SpeakApps Open Educational Resources (OER) repository counts with over 200 activities to encourage oral practice among foreign language students. Resources are available for any of the SpeakApps languages, and since the repository is collaboratively built, comments and feedback are welcome.
Want to know about OER in the blink of an eye? Check its main features in the short video below.

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Open Educational Resources

The SpeakApps project has started an Open Educational Resources (OER) repository, where teachers will be able to find a growing amount of activities and experiences to be carried out in their classrooms. Moreover, and since the repository is build in a wiki environment, users will be able to actively contribute to the project by modifying and adapting activities to their needs. For doing so, all you need is to sign into OER through our Moodle platform, which is open to anyone by creating a free account.

When entering the … Continue Reading