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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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Adivina quién habla esta lengua

Publication year: 2011

This activity requires the understanding of a short text (completion of a cloze passage using words proposed in the instructions).

Languages: Spanish

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La véritable et sympathique histoire de la pizza Margherita

Publication year: 2011

The object of these online activities is to lead learners to discover the numerous linguistic and cultural ties between neolatin languages, leading them to practice recognising and intercomprehending languages at both oral and written levels.

Languages: French

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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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Le lingue: origine delle parole, prestiti e calchi

Publication year: 2011

Students are requested to analyse Italian words and their description in the dictionary, to find out in which language their origins are.

Languages: Italian

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Lenguas de España

Publication year: 2011

This activity involves work with four languages: Spanish, Galician, Catalan and Basque.

Languages: Spanish

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Norden i Bio

Publication year: 2011

Research shows a tendency towards Nordic languages no longer being part of the school curriculum in the Nordic countries and that Nordic youngster have problems in understanding other Nordic languages.

Languages: Danish, Norwegian, Swedish

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Ordleg

Publication year: 2011

A language card game in Danish, Norwegian and Swedish, developed by Swedish pupils.

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

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Portugués a partir del español

Publication year: 2011

An activity designed for learners of Spanish as a foreign language at A1-B1 and for Spanish speaking students at secondary level.

Languages: Spanish

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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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Story about languages

Publication year: 2011

This activity makes the pupils aware of the evolution of languages.

Languages: English

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Taalfamilies

Publication year: 2011

The teacher makes copies of worksheets 5.2.1 and 5.2.2. The students are asked to divide the words which show similarities into three groups.

Languages: Dutch

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Taaluno

Publication year: 2011

During this activity the students play the game UNO with 48 cards (40 normal cards and 8 special cards).

Languages: Dutch

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The Legend of the White Eagle II

Publication year: 2013

The purpose of the lesson is to find and to compare words, phrases and national symbols in some European languages and to draw a parallel between them and the same phrases in Arabic. The students should notice the meaning of other national symbols and find similarities between languages of the same language family.

Languages: English, Polish

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The Legend of the White Eagle III

Publication year: 2013

In this activity the students get familiarized with different alphabets (Roman, Cyrillic and Arabic alphabet), writing systems and the history of writing on the basis of the Polish legend “The Legend of the White Eagle” and its translation into six foreign languages. With a focus on the Indo-European language family and its subfamilies, the students’ attention for the common linguistic and cultural roots of Europe will be attracted. Furthermore, the analysis of negative clauses in various languages supports Language Awareness.

Languages: English, Polish

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Voix sans frontières

Publication year: 2011

The aim of this online activity is to encourage learners to explore the linguistic and cultural connections between Romance languages.

Languages: French

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