Source tested by Bulgarian lecturer at Melitopol University.
Level: B2. No.of students:10.
The resource can be used for listening comprehension, oral communication, acquisition of specialized vocabulary and writing skills. Various types of activities can be suggested.
Sourse was found useful in teaching vocabulary of the topic, involving geopraphy, biology, tourism, cultural heritage.
Students answered affirmatively to the following questions: Did you like the resources? Were they useful to improve your language skills? Did they increase your motivation to study Bulgarian as LSP? Do they represent an innovative approach to LSP learning? From the technical point of view, are they easy and intuitive to use?
Students gain knowlege of specific local aspects and problems both from a general broad and specific cultural point of view and from a business perspective; and from an industry-specific point of view (medicine, hospitality industry, economics, sociology)
Source stimulates creative approach to writing,
Capacity to match the needs of lecturers and students
The provided tangible improvements
The capacity to motivate students to improve their language skills
Effectiveness in introducing innovative, creative and previously unknown approaches to LSP learning
Measurement of the transferable potential and possibility to be a source of further capitalisation/application for other language projects in different countries
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
Flexibility of the contents and possibilities for the LSP lecturers to adapt the contents to their and to students’ need
Assess the technical usability from the point of view of the lecturer and the student
Assess the accessibility from the point of view of the lecturer and the student
This useful resource for engaging, productive and assessable LL motivates both students and teachers in their use of general and terminological vocabulary in clear phrasing on an important topic of wide concern: environment and climate change. An engaging and entertaining resource by its power. By bringing in these short presentations which can be turned into lectures and activities, these materials enhance language skills and environmental responsibility.
Source offers a comprehensive roadmap for studying the basic relevant items of topic.
Both informative and motivating, source provides improvements to the curious learner.
Traditionally used in language learning, ad materials can be innovative inasmuch as language samples for developing speaking, reading and writing skills.
Source type is totally transferable to other projects.
Can be used for skills assessment and validation of speaking, reading and writing skills.
Flexibility of content makes source adaptable to various needs, as source can be used both in its entirety and in parts/sections (e.g.maps).
As conceived by authors of content and designer, soft and/or hard copies of the source are easy to use by anyone.
Source is free and accessible on the portal and easily downloadable.
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