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Guideline for Students


5. Learn the Language


  1. You probably use two or more languages daily and there is no harm in that. It is, in fact, a skill for the 21st century. Because you speak two languages, you are entitled to use any of them when you want. However, at school, teachers expect you to use the official language(s) of the country and that is what you should do.
  2. If at some stages of language development you experience difficulties, talk to your teacher. There is the possibility of extra tutorial time for you.
  3. Remind all those around you that you are learning in a second language and that at times it may be harder for you than for others. Take your time to learn.
  4. If you are newly-arrived, you may join transition classes that will teach you how to learn in a second language and this is a good opportunity.
  5. Accept to be paired with a colleague who is native to the language, because this way you will improve your language skills.
  6. Take every advantage to learn the language of the host country through watching television, reading, doing shopping lists and going shopping, going to the library, etc.
  7. Remember that a language is not just words; it includes gestures, looks and body language that you should get acquainted with. So, learn about all aspects connected with language every day while you go out working and shopping and especially in peer relations.

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20 December 2014

Final Partners’ meeting

The fourth partners’ meeting took place in Florence (IT) on 15 December 2014. The meeting had the objective to check the activities carried out since the third meeting of the project and share and assess the in progress results. A special focus has been dedicated to the presentation of the strategies to solve the case scenarios.