Awakening to languages around the world

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Story bags

Switzerland

Bilingual stories (in French and in the family language) aiming at making the children like books. Schoolchildren bring home "story bags" containing bilingual versions of stories (in French and in the family languages) and related games to make them like books.

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Awakening to languages in the French speaking community of Belgium

Belgium

This site aims at increasing the interest for the cultural and linguistic diversity, reinforcing the motivation to learn languages, and developing various metalinguistic competences to facilitate this learning.

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Janua Linguarum - vrata v jezike

Slovenia

Web site from Slovenia (awakening to languages).

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La porta oberta de les llengues

Spain

Web site (Catalonia) about awakening to languages.

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Ja-Ling (Germany)

Germany

German web site about awakening to languages (JaLing materials for teachers).

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ELBE

Switzerland

Web site about the ELBE project ("Eveil aux langues - Language Awareness - Begegnung mit Sprachen").

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The Language Investigator

England

Language Investigation is an approach to language teaching which complements the prevailing approach to language teaching today, the communicative approach.

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Eveil aux langues à la maternelle 31

France

This blog deals with the discovery of regional and international languages by kindergarten children.

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ELODIL

Canada

The purpose of the ELODIL (Éveil au langage et ouverture à la diversité linguistique) project is to foster intercultural understanding, the elimination of discrimination and the promotion of an inclusive society through the study of diversity. This diversity is studied through French-language activities and modules based on the Language Awareness Initiative. The project is a Canadian adaptation of European anti-discrimination programs through language awareness.

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Foyer

Belgium

Web site from Belgium about Awakening to Languages.

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Ja-Ling

Graz - Austria

The project "Ja-Ling" ("Janua Linguarum", "The Gateway to Languages" following the title of a work by Comenius) aims at more widespread dissemination and curricular insertion of activities promoting linguistic and cultural education in their diversity. It would start in the kindergarten and run through the lower secondary school years.

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EOLE on line

Switzerland

The project EOLE ON-LINE enables the teachers to make their will come real and the educative authorities to take into account the linguistic and cultural diversity of the classrooms. It proposes concrete teaching aids that facilitate the recognition of this diversity to serve goals - both integrative and cognitive - concerning the schoolchildren in general, be they monolingual children, plurilingual, French-speakers or speakers of other languages. It concerns Primary and Secondary schools.

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Plurilangues

France

This web site aims at listing and updating the materials in awakening to languages in France.

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