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My Unispace

Southampton University set up an impressively managed e-mentoring system between undergraduates studying languages and local pupils in years 10-13. Undergraduates were carefully selected and trained as mentors by the University Outreach Office.The students communicated online with teenagers once a week to help them with their language learning, encouraging the teenagers to write in the target language. In this project, everyone was a winner. The undergraduates gained valuable mentoring experience while refreshing their own language skills. The teenagers got an insight into what life might be like if they took their languages further and a chance to practise their language skills with a real adult audience. And teachers got increased motivation from their pupils.

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
  • focus on the development of tools for monitoring progresses in the field of language learning
  • promotion of recognition and validation of language skills acquired through non formal and informal education
United Kingdom
Target Language
French, German, Spanish
Educational Sector
School Education
Higher Education
Transversal (more sectors addressed)

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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: