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Arici cu lipici și teama de medici / Afraid of going to the GP

Date of Publication

2014-2015

Target Group

Students

Domain Area

Medicine & Nursing

Learning Scenario

Autonomous learning
Classroom Context

Target Language

Romanian

Language of Instruction

Any language

CEFR level

A2

Type of Material

Activity/task
Guiding resources (online course/book)
Video

Linguistic Features

Vocabulary
Pragmatics

Skills

Listening
Speaking

Description

Project Evro consists of audio-video resources made available to students and trainers as an initiative of the „Babeș-Bolyai” University of Cluj-Napoca, between 2014-2015.

Case study

Awaits validation

Guidelines

The resource can be used for listening comprehension, oral communication, acquisition of specialized vocabulary
Level A2-B1
Duration 4 min 21s
Various types of activities can be suggested:
In conversation, students identify the context of communication and the topic, the participants interacting in the dialogue, the relation between them three characteristics of each of the participants
Students are encouraged to identify the health issues mentioned by the actors and explain/define each of them (ex. febră/fever, frisoane/shiver, nas înfundat/a clogged nose, durere în gât/a sore throat, tuse/a cough etc.)
Students are asked to indicate natural home-made remedies they know for each of the symptoms mentioned
Students are asked to indicate what treatments would a MD recommend/prescribe; what speciality should the MD have in each case?
Expected results:
Exposure to contextualized genuine spoken language
Students acquire the specialized vocabulary related to minor ailments, to natural remedies and possibly medicinal plants
The humour of the situation presented encourages students to communicate and enhance students’ motivation

Review

Category
Rate
Comprehensive approach
Capacity to match the needs of lecturers and students

5

Added value
The provided tangible improvements

5

Motivation enhancement
The capacity to motivate students to improve their language skills

5

Innovation
Effectiveness in introducing innovative, creative and previously unknown approaches to LSP learning

5

Transferability
Measurement of the transferable potential and possibility to be a source of further capitalisation/application for other language projects in different countries

5

Skills assessment and validation
Availability of appropriate tools for lecturers to monitor students’ progress and for students to assess own progress and to reflect on learning

5

Adaptability
Flexibility of the contents and possibilities for the LSP lecturers to adapt the contents to their and to students’ need

5

Usability
Assess the technical usability from the point of view of the lecturer and the student

5

Accessibility
Assess the accessibility from the point of view of the lecturer and the student

5

Comments:
Project EVRO offers free access to those interested in learning Romanian as a foreign language to educational resources which consist of interesting videos for didactic purposes for each level. Each resource is associated with corresponding work sheets. However, each video can also be used in activities with groups of students of other levels. The resources are interactive, most of them present dialogues on various topics in various contexts. The worksheets in attractive colourful format and can be used along with the videos. Some of them also include grammar explanations and various exercises.
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