Getting to know the “other” through a linguistic and cultural exchange during the TANDEM Open Class

May 9, 2022News

On the evening of April 27th, CSC Danilo Dolci organised the TANDEM Open Class at Moltivolti, in Palermo. The event started with the presentation of the TANDEM project and of the “Task-based Language Teaching” method and its main characteristics, but the focus of the event was definitely the language exchange!

The participants, both from Italy and from many other countries, had the opportunity to discover new people, new cultures and to learn few words in a new language, choosing from Swahili, Bambara, Wolof, Portuguese, English, German, Latvian and, of course, also the Palermitan dialect!

After the language exchange, the event reached an end and participants could continue exchanging their languages and cultures with some refreshments and the iftar

The TANDEM Open Class has been a great success! We are now looking forward to meeting you all again in June for the final event of TANDEM. In the meantime, please have a look at our website for the results of the project that are already available, such as the interactive maps about language diversity, the open text-book on TBLT or to register for the MOOC on TBLT.

Stay tuned!

TANDEM is a 34-month project funded by the Erasmus+ programme: Key Action 2 – Strategic Partnerships in Adult Education. The project aims to improve migrants’ key and work competences, enabling them to capitalise on their language skills through an innovative learning opportunity based on non-formal methodologies and promoting cultural exchange and peer-to-peer learning between immigrants and local adults.

The project partnership is composed of the following organisations:

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