Lifelong Learning Programme

This project has been funded with support from the European Commission.
This material reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein

Also available in:


Case Studies

Homepage > Case Studies

Case Studies

back to the list

basic information

Title of the Project
Authentik Language Interactive
Brief description
Designed to be a multi-media support for language learners through provision of fresh and interesting material provision based on real life news stories. Content is updated regularly and news material is provided by Agence France Presse. Makes content available in integrating language skills and different learning styles. Apples to all levels, beginners to advanced.
Target Language
French, German, Spanish
Transversal (more sectors addressed)
Further Information



This project has been developed by Authentik, which has been a recognized and respected brand name since established in Dublin in 1980. It first originated as a research project in Trinity College, Dublin, focusing on how languages are learned. It is now a significant international player in the production of high quality language learning materials. Its language products are sold in over 40 countries worldwide.

Authentik produces magazines, CDs, books and online resources for French, German, Spanish, Italian and English. Its products are made up of real content from each of the target language regions. Supplementary support material and learning activities are produced by a team of experienced language professionals. The target is to develop language skills and fluency in an enjoyable way.




This is a highly effective project from an extremely professional company active in the field for many years. In fact, this company has won the European Language Label twice. This project has been chosen by the irish Selection Committee to represent Ireland at the European Language label of labels conference in Cyprus in 2012.

back to the list

Comments on this Case Studies

Your comments are welcome

Date: 2014.10.17

Posted by Catherine Spencer (Ireland)

Message: Authentik has been providing \'authentic\' resources for students and teachers for so many years. They deserve the ELL.

Date: 2014.01.23

Posted by Franca Birelli (Italy)

Message: I like the fact that the approach used here for promoting language learning is based on real contents available on magazines etc. In my opinion it is important to refer to real contents rathar than contents made specifically for the purpose when assembling materials for Language learning.

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: