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RLB TC - Removing the linguistic barriers in English within intercultural communication

Training Course

1-7 April 2012 | La Rochelle, France

A TC, to give the participants enough confidence in using English to develop European projects, to improve their practice in English related to international youth work, to understand intercultural situations in international team work and partnership.
WARNING ! This training course is not designed for absolute beginners in English or for people wishing to improve a good level in English. In reference to the assessment grid of the “European common framework of languages” (see document to download below), the target group of this TC are people at levels A1 and A2 . • Target group: youth workers, people working in NGOs, associations, local authorities or governmental services, involved in the Youth in Action programme, who feel that their lack or weakness of practice of the English language is a barrier : o in their effort to network and build partnerships o to present and explain the reality of their organisation and their work o to prepare efficiently a project with their partners o to express clearly their objectives, aims or wishes … • Group size: 24 participants (half of them from France) from different European countries • Aims and objectives: o to give the participants enough confidence in using English to develop European projects under the YiA programme o to improve their practice in English related to international youth work o to understand intercultural situations in international team work and partnership • Programme elements: o concrete exercises related to international youth work (for example, presentation of your organisation, elaboration of a youth exchange programme, phone calls with a partner, etc) o knowledge and vocabulary of the European Youth in Action programme o basic grammar and general vocabulary to survive in an English speaking environment o exercises and simulation games on intercultural teamwork • Methods: o Focus on speaking English o Short and varied exercises o both individual work and small groups • Trainers: o Patty KEY : an English teacher, coming from Canada and living in Great Britain, specialized in teaching English to non-native speakers o Juan Ratto NIELSEN, trainer specialised in intercultural learning, Italian living in Spain, organisation INTER-ACCION. Preference will be given to candidates involved in a project under the Youth in action programme who will rapidly need to speak English for implementing that activity. French participants should be from Aquitaine, Charente-Poitou, Limousin, or Pays-de-la-Loire regions
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Training overview

http://trainings.salto-youth.net/2386

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This Training Course is

for 24 participants

from Erasmus+: Youth in Action Programme countries

and recommended for

Youth workers, Trainers, Youth leaders, Youth project managers, Volunteering mentors

Working language(s):

English

Organiser:

INJEP (National Agency)

Co-organiser(s):

  • Regional Correspondents of French NA in Aquitaine, Charente-Poitou, Limousin, Pays de la Loire. (Youth NGO)

Contact for questions:

Gilles BACCALA or Alice DARTOUT

Phone: +33 (0)170989361

E-Mail:

Phone: +33 (0)170989353

Before applying please contact the NA of your residence country to check if it is involved in this concrete project and committed to cover travel costs. NB! Learn about possible participation fee and other relevant rules.

Costs

This training course is part of the Training and Cooperation Plan of the French National Agency of Youth in action Programme. All accomodation, food and course programme costs are covered by French NA. Travel costs can be totally of partially reimbursed by the sending National Agency (Contact your NA to check this point before applying). The travel costs of participants from France are totally reimbursed, and French NA ask a participation fee of 15 euros/day of training (75 euros for this TC)

This training activity is funded by:

The Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme

Participants are entitled to receive a Youthpass certificate from the organiser, for recognition of their competence development during the activity. Read more about Youthpass:

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