Title Trainers' English - PRECISE
Project Number LLP-LdV-TOI-2007-013
Product IT English pilot course
Title IT English pilot course
Product Type teaching material
This is an interactive, multimedia online course for IT teachers and trainers who wish to improve their English skills in the different fields of IT.
The course offers online learning material for about 120 hours in ten important fields of IT (e.g. Internet, programming, hardware and software, mobility etc.) with the help of video clips, interactive exercises, animations, reading passages etc.
Input requirement is over A2 level, output is around B1. Learning is assisted by separate online tasks and e-portfolio exercises (both individual and collaborative).
The pilot course is free, the final product is planned to be launched to market in 2009.
The course material consists of 10 units comprising 8 lessons, each covering the topic with the help of reading passages, related images, animations, video clips sound files etc.
The units follow a unified structure, which makes learning more effective.
The material has been tested and piloted by users from 5 different countries.
Self-evaluation is assisted by a lot of interactive exercises as well as separate tasks offered in the frame of a related software called E-exam. The software is available from the project website.
Target group IT teachers and trainers, whose English competences are at about A2 level and who have a motivation of improving their language skills - first of all reading comprehension - in order to be able to access authentic internet materials, to join international project work and build professional links.
The final product was completed and launched to market in September 2009.
For further and updated information please access project website at www.precise-project.eu
Area of application Language learning, ESP, in-service teacher training, self-evaluation.