Title eBridge 2 VET Mobility: e-Learning and m-Learning of European Languages and Intercultural Skills for VET Students and Young Apprentices
Project Number 2012-1-ES1-LEO05-49380
Product e-Learning languages courses and mobile apps of Spanish, Portuguese, Polish and Latvian and corresponding language resources, and multilingual user's interfaces.
Title e-Learning languages courses and mobile apps of Spanish, Portuguese, Polish and Latvian and corresponding language resources, and multilingual user's interfaces.
Product Type open and distance learning
Marketing Text The main product of E-bridge 2 VET Mobility is a set of basic level online language courses in Spanish, Portuguese, Polish and Latvian (with interfaces in Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Latvian, Turkish and Czech), and 20 Apps for mobile devices. The courses focus on the recognition, interpretation and analysis of daily life and work situations.
Main product of E-bridge 2 VET Mobility is a set of basic level language courses: Spanish, Portuguese, Polish and Latvian (with interfaces in spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Latvian, Turkish and Czech) . The courses focus on the recognition, interpretation and analysis of daily life and work situations in Spanish, Portuguese, Polish and Latvian, according to the purpose of a text, figures of speech and specific vocabulary.Students are introduced on the basic of this languages and the effective use of vocabulary and sentence structures.
Daily life and working environment are the key issue of the Language Courses developed by E-Bridge2 VET Mobility. Each language course is divided into several areas of knowledge: starting with a brief presentation of the Country in the first module and finishing with some concepts about its working, cultural and social life. Two modules focus on the country itself and on the person (background introduction). In the others modules, students will learn how to identify and interpret styles and strategies in 16 different and main areas like: Transportation, Self-presentation, Accommodation, Food, Shopping, Worklife, Healthcare and social security, Emergencies, Cultural and social life. These fields of knowledge are used daily in routine communicative exchanges.
In each lesson of the course four types of learning can be clearly distinguished, depending on the learner’s ability to:
• know (pure theoretical knowledge) – Grammar and Vocabulary.
• know-how (specific circumstances in which it is used) – Dialogue.
• show-how (ability to use knowledge and skills) – Exercises.
• do (integration course objectives in everyday work) – Pictionary.
Plus, 20 Mobile Applications, 5related to each language course, have been developed to support VET students in the daily life situations during their work learning practices abroad. Their aim is to provide just-in-time help in VET students’ stay abroad, while sightseeing, in a restaurant, visiting doctor, at workplace or making friendships. Each app contains a concentrated language lesson in that could be used as conversation guide in most common situations:
The on line languages courses are free available on line in http://www.ebridge2.eu. Mobiles Apps can be downloaded for free from Google PLay and Apple Store. They are available for Android tablets and Ipad too.
These courses and apps are part of the core results of the project, according its objective that is just to enable on language skills to facilitate the mobility of VET students in internships abroad, with an innovative approach in the sense that is considering to promote among VET students and apprentices to learn other languages different that English, languages that are less extended and spoken in the whole Europe.
Result Online education and training material / eLearning (PR16)
Area of application To prepare Mobility stages and internship in VET Education.