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Povești în jurul lumii – Salutări din România / Stories from around the World – Greetings from Romania

Date of Publication

-

Target Group

Lecturers
Students

Domain Area

Arts & Music

Learning Scenario

Autonomous learning
Classroom Context

Target Language

Romanian

Language of Instruction

Any language

CEFR level

B1
B2

Type of Material

Audio
Guiding resources (online course/book)
Test

Linguistic Features

Vocabulary

Skills

Listening
Speaking
Critical Thinking
Reading

Description

The audio recording and associated text offer an attractive presentation through images and sound of some Romanian cultural data related to arts (monuments, personalities). It also offers a demonstration of the use of authentic contemporary Romanian speech and can be used in the classroom or autonomously. The text and the recording can be used especially by students in the field of Humanities - Arts and Culture.

Case study

Awaits validation

Guidelines

Comprehension of oral specialized discourse and related vocabulary, level B1 - B2
1. Warm-up activity: Questions eliciting the students’ knowledge about Romania and its artistic background: What do you know about Romania? Do you know any elements of Romanian culture (e.g. artistic personalities, architectural landmarks)
2. Listening the recording / reading the text
3. Post listening activities Topics for conversation suggested to the students
a. The most frequently used greetings formulas in Romania
b. The map and he flag of Romania
c. architectural styles in Romanian historical buildings
b. Romanian artistic (and scientific) personalities
e. other Interesting facts about Romania
4. Students are invited to talk about elements of their own culture.
5. Assessment (online quiz with key)
Results achieved:
- Improvement of specialized vocabulary in the field of Arts and Culture.
Risks to be taken into account during the use of the resource:
- some terms may belong to (sub)domains unknown to students or to the general language.

Review

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

4

Added value
The provided tangible improvements

4

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

4

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

4

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

3

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

3

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:
The audio recording and associated text offer an attractive presentation through images and sound of some Romanian cultural data related to arts (monuments, personalities). It also offers a demonstration of the use of authentic contemporary Romanian speech and can be used in the classroom or autonomously. The text and the recording can be used especially by students in the field of Humanities - Arts and Culture.
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