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Title of the Project
Karaoke and language learning. It's fun to learn with songs
Brief description
The idea of the project is to create and try new method for teaching/learning foreign language, to motivate adult learners to learn foreign language and to create friendly atmosphere for learning. The idea of new method showed to be very successful, because adult liked it showed big interest in learning foreign language using karaoke method.

Coordinator:

V.Gabrieles-Petkevicaites Bites suaugusiuju mokymo centras

Robertas Bartasevicius


Tel: +37052797623

rastine@bitescentras.vilnius.lm.lt
Country
Lithuania
Year
2004
Target Language
English, German, Lithuanian
Sector
Adult Education
Further Information

THE INITIATIVE PROMOTER’S PERSPECTIVE

Background

The project ideas stems from the need to make language learning more attractive and less stressful to adult learners

Objectives

the project aimes at introducing new ways of learning languages based on use of new technologies ( karaoke) the adult learners were encouraged to widen the range of languages they learn and to continue learning.

Approach

The project focused on making adult learners try new ways of learning languages; the learners were to experience fun and enjoyment instead of stress and roting.
The materials included English, German, Lithuanian and Russian.
The open class ( Languages and Music) attracted a lot of attention from learners and teachers

Results

A significant rise in interest and attendance of language classes; increased motivation to study languages

Why the European Language Label?

attention to adult education

Activities following the award of the European Language Label

- professional interest from other adult education centres

Assessment of the Impact of the European Language Label

- increased motivation to develop other learning modules ( other languages)

THE NELLIP NETWORK’S PERSPECTIVE

Consistency with European Policies in the field of Language Learning

informal / adult education

Consistency with European, National and yearly priorities

Promotion of innovative ways of learning languages

THE NATIONAL AGENCY’S PERSPECTIVE

Motivations

Use of IT for teaching /learning languages;
innovative ways of teaching adults

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Date: 2014.10.02

Posted by Raya Stanachkova (BG)

Message: An interesting way to learn and provoke interest in languages. Especially the adults need more attention in this areas as well as alternative methods other than the traditional language teaching and learning approaches.

21 December 2014

Audio- video presentation of the NELLIP project

An audio- video presentation of the NELLIP project has been created and made available in the Information section of the NELLIP portal. To access the presentation please click here: http://nellip.pixel-online.org/IF_intro.php.