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Third meeting of Speak-App project in Gondomar

On 2nd and 3rd October, the Speak-app project team met on the occasion of the third transnational meeting in Gondomar (Portugal). The meeting was organized by theUnião das Freguesias de Gondomar (S. Cosme), Valbom and Jovim (Portugal),  and was attended by all  project partners: Grupo Método (Spain), Postgraduate Centre of Universität Wien (Austria) and Kairos Europe (UK).

During the meeting all project partners review the final conclusions of the Desk research on educators’ and learners’ needs, new didactic approaches, motivational theories in language learning and assessing methods and the Analysis of Interviews made to teachers. 

Taking into account the results, the definitive index of the elearning course for teachers and also  the demo version of the project app has been presented, which will allow students of foreign languages to connect with native speakers to improve their oral skills in real context.

Last project meeting will take place in London during the 9th and 10th of April. 

 

Second meeting of Speak-App project in Vienna

On 4th and 5th June, the Speak-app project team met on the occasion of the second transnational meeting in Vienna. The meeting was organized by the Postgraduate Centre of Universität Wien and was attended by all  project partners: Grupo Método (Spain), União das Freguesias de Gondomar (S. Cosme), Valbom and Jovim (Portugal), and Kairos Europe (UK).

The project “Speak App! Tools for Oral Communication in Foreign Languages”, funded under the ERASMUS+ programme in the area of strategic partnerships in adult education aims to improve oral communication skills of adults in 4 languages (English, Spanish, Portuguese and German), through the development of training materials and the promotion of the interaction between users, which will be supported by an open-access and free online platform and a mobile application that will allow users to increase their skills in oral communication in a foreign language, while reinforcing their linguistic skills through contact with other users.

During the meeting all project partners presented the results of their respective Desk research on educators’ and learners’ needs, new didactic approaches, motivational theories in language learning and assessing methods. 

Project partners have laid the foundations for the development of the course and  they have also set the next project meeting that will take place in the city of Porto during the month of October.

 

First meeting of speak app project in Vigo!

The next 13th and 14th of December we will hold in our facilities in Vigo the kick-off meeting of the project “Speak App!

Tools for Oral Communication in Foreign Languages”, funded under the ERASMUS+ programme in the area of strategic partnerships in adult education.

This new 24-month project aims to improve oral communication skills of adults in 4 languages (English, Spanish, Portuguese and German), through the development of training materials and the promotion of the interaction between users, which will be supported by an open-access and free online platform and a mobile application that will allow users to increase their skills in oral communication in a foreign language, while reinforcing their linguistic skills through contact with other users.

Grupo Método is a leading partner in this new initiative, which involves three other entities with extensive experience in the field of training and promoting foreign language communication from the United Kingdom, Austria and Portugal.

This will enable us to continue to reinforce our bet on the ERASMUS+ programme and the development of innovative solutions in the field of training, while strengthening our network of collaborators at international level.

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