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This database aims to facilitate teachers access to educational materials relevant to pluralistic approaches to languages and cultures. This way they will be able to help learners appropriate their knowledge, attitudes, and skills as described in the lists of descriptors. The materials, available to download, can be selected according to various criteria: objectives (as expressed by the FREPA descriptors), levels of training, thematic areas, the type of pluralistic approach, and the language of instruction.

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Addictively tasty

Publication year: 2012

In this activity, the students learn about similarities and differences between languages, by focusing on chocolate and desserts.

Languages: English, Danish, Estonian, Finnish, Icelandic, Latvian, Norwegian, Swedish, Lithuanian

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Airbus

Publication year: 2011

Learners of German as a foreign language are given a newspaper article in German which discusses the testing of Airbus A 320.

Languages: German

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All’italiana

Publication year: 2011

The main purpose of this activity is to know the value of gesture in non verbal communication and that especially in some cultures.

Languages: Dutch

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Ángeles y demonios

Publication year: 2011

This is an activity developed during a course of plurilingualism at the university Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen, Germany.


Languages: German

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Brother John

Publication year: 2011

The teacher makes copies of the song and divides the class into group of four children.


Languages: Dutch

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Cijfers4U

Publication year: 2011

The teacher makes copies of worksheet 7.2.1 for each student.

Languages: Dutch

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Communication non-verbale

Publication year: 2012

The learner views / listens to extracts of films or oral authentic documents

Languages: French

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Contes du monde

Publication year: 2011

This webquest entitled (Tales of the World) aims at studying the tales of four countries (China, Morocco, Senegal and India) in order to create a presentation containing information on each country, its music, images and a glossary about the story chosen by each pupil.

Languages: French

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En idiotisk kriminalhistoire

Publication year: 2011

Students are requested to understand a short text (see H. Walter, L’aventure des langues en Occident, fiche 110) in a language they do not know, Danish.

Languages: Italian

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Españoles en Suiza 1 – La llegada a Suiza

Publication year: 2011

This activity is aimed at a) pupils who study Spanish as a foreign language and who possess a level of B1 and b) Spanish students at secondary level.

Languages: Spanish

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Españoles en Suiza 2 - El Desayuno

Publication year: 2011

This material is part of a series of four activities which also includes Españoles en Suiza, Españoles en Suiza 1, Españoles en Suiza 3 and 4 which are also included in the BMD.

Languages: Spanish

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Gebarentaal

Publication year: 2011

With this activity the students are discovering the existence of different sign languages and codes.

Languages: Dutch

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Holiday linguistic discoveries

Publication year: 2014

The main objective of this exercise is to develop a positive attitude towards students’ own and other languages and cultures, as well as to expand students’ horizons and make them aware that people communicate in different languages.

Languages: Slovenian

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Language detective

Publication year: 2011

In this activity the students become language detectives and try to discover a mystery.

Languages: English

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Language discovery

Publication year: 2011

The students are invited to put down a few unfamiliar words they will hear during the summer holidays.

Languages: English

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Languages and human rights

Publication year: 2013

The four activities are based on extracts of the universal declaration of human rights, translated into various languages. The participants are invited to draw on their knowledge of languages and use comprehension strategies in order to, first of all, guess what text is presented, then reconstruct an article, identify words in several translations or translate words.

Languages: English, French

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Learning group work skills

Publication year: 2011

The objective of this exercise is to develop the students’ skills of active listening through group work and critical thinking.

Languages: English

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Linguistics

Publication year: 2011

The main purpose of the activity is to help the students realize the importance of knowing foreign languages.

Languages: English

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Maltese News

Publication year: 2013

Learners are given a number of short news items, in a language they do not know, Maltese. They are asked to read and try to understand the news contents. If they need help, they can ask for some hints which can guide them to get through the exercise.
The different activities will prompt learners to mobilize knowledge which they possess of other languages in order to try to formulate hypotheses.
They are asked to reflect upon the activities they have just carried out.


Languages: English

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Some languages of Europe … and elsewhere! 2

Publication year: 2012

The main purpose of this activity is to make participants recognise which fragments of texts belong to the same language and to put these fragments into the right order to get a coherent sequence.

Languages: English, French, Armenian

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Taalmix

Publication year: 2011

The activity is designed for a class where there are children speaking different mother languages.

Languages: Dutch

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Tour de Babel

Publication year: 2011

The two main objectives of this activity are, on the one hand, to make pupils aware of the plurality of languages spoken in their class group and, on the other hand, to show the importance of body language in intercultural situations.

Languages: French

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