Esta página contiene las últimas actualidades relativas a las lenguas en Europa: acontecimientos, publicaciones sobre las investigaciones en lingüística y sobre la enseñanza de las lenguas maternas y extranjeras, posiciones europeas, etc.
The 19th International Yasujiro Ozu Film Festival will take place in Sassuolo (Italy) on 13-16 October 2011. It is organized by the cultural associations Fahrenheit 451 and Il Sassolino The festival is still more interested in rewarding original ideas rather than big budget or technical perfection.
Among shared misunderstandings, one is that bilingualism is a rare phenomenon. Professor François Grosjean is fetching the misconceptions about bilingualism and bilingual and explains in his article what bilingualism is not.
The Council of Europe has published the fourth report on the application of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages in Germany. It has been drafted by the committee of experts that monitors the application of the Charter.
For the third time the Maison d'Europe et d'Orient in Paris presents the 'Tirez la langue' week. On the occasion different activities will be organised: language initiation classes, exhibitions, plays, contests, etc.
busuu.com has been awarded with the European Language Label!, the award co-ordinated by the European Commission. busuu.com has received this prize in Spain for the ”new initiatives in the field of teaching and learning languages, rewarding new techniques in language teaching, spreading the knowledge of their existence and thereby promoting good practice”.
A study visit is a short stay of three to five days in a host country for a group of 10 to 15 European education and vocational training specialists and decision-makers. Forthcoming study visits will take place in March-May 2012. Find out how to participate!
The aim of BritLit is to help teachers from around the world to exploit contemporary British literature, in the form of short stories and poetry, as a language tool for the ELT classroom. Each BritLit resource kit contains a range of downloadable materials to help teachers using literature in the English language classroom.
At the initiative of the Council of Europe, Strasbourg, the European Day of Languages has been celebrated since 2001 on 26 September. As part of the event, a range of events are organised across Europe: activities for and with children, television and radio programmes, language classes and conferences.
En el Centro de Lenguas Aplicadas de la Facultad de Ciencias Económical y Empresariales de la Universidad de Ciencias Aplicadas del Sarre (Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft des Saarlandes) tendrá lugar el 4 y 5 de noviembre de 2011 la Primera Conferencia de Lenguas Extranjeras de Saarbrücken bajo el lema de La enseñanza de lenguas extranjeras en el ámbito universitario "exigencias – tendencias – especificidad".
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