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MFL Volunteers

Six volunteers (mostly from the Dorset Adult Learning Institute’s English as a second language classes) were appointed to tutors across ten MFL (modern foreign language) courses. Each volunteer was given a thorough training programme and a volunteer handbook to help them with the task. Whilst this was not a new idea in adult education, it was new to languages and was managed in an entirely different way. Students and teachers were equally inspired by this project. It was considered a great way to deal with mixed ability classes, and to give learners more opportunities to practice speaking and listening in the classroom. And the volunteers saw it as a great way to improve their own skills and confidence. Some even went on to do teacher training.

Consistency with the European policies in the field of language learning

  • enhancement of quality of language teaching
  • promotion of new approaches to language teaching and learning
  • promotion of multilingualism
  • promotion of recognition and validation of language skills acquired through non formal and informal education
United Kingdom
Target Language
French, German, Spanish
Educational Sector
Adult Education

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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: