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dissemination in Odessa

On June 16 – 18, 2017 Vilnius Business College, represented by the head of the International department Deimantė Vilčinskaitė and several international students participated in the event Lithuanian Days in Odessa, Ukraine. During the event the College was presented as well as its study programmes, projects and other activities that it is involved in. Among the projects Unity in Diversity was presented and fliers with information were distributed. People seemed interested and said they would visit the UID website.

 

https://www.15min.lt/naujiena/aktualu/lietuva/odesoje-prasidejo-lietuvos-dienos-56-812516

Vakaris Šaulys,

Project manager in VBC, Lithuania

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Dissemination in Kharkiv

On June 8 - 12, 2017 Vilnius Business College participated in the event Lithuanian Days in Kharkiv, Ukraine. There was a round table discussion in Lithuanian – Ukrainian business forum, an official meeting with the Lithuanian ambassador in Ukraine; also Vilnius Business College was presented. The information about various projects, including Unity in Diversity, was spread. VBC stand was visited by the Lithuanian president Dalia Grybauskaitė. A short reportage about this event was shown on TV.

Vakaris Šaulys

Project manager in VBC, Lithuania

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New Interactive Language Learning Course for Tourism Professionals, Students and Other Interested Persons is Being Created

 

Our project aims at creating an interactive blended learning language course „Unity in Diversity” comprising on-line learning materials available on the Moodle Learning platform and face-to-face interactive materials incorporating case studies, games, problem-solving tasks, videos, etc. targeted at developing the learners’ language, intercultural and digital competence, creativity, problemsolving skills and flexibility. Currently work has begun at A1 language learning course in 16 languages containing such modules as “Welcome”, “Hotel”, “Restaurant”, “Professional skills”.

The project outcomes will be beneficial to different education institutions, tourism and hospitality industry employees and anyone wishing to raise their intercultural language competence.

Each module consists of 4 parts, formed by 3 online sub-modules, interactive games, Face-to-face tasks as well as a list of additional literature and on-line learning materials for self-studies available.

Each online module suggests 5 different parts with several tasks included. Example: Module “Welcome” The expected outputs: introducing oneself; welcoming guests in different settings and situations.

Online learning sub-modules: 1. “Welcome to our hotel” 2. “Welcome to our restaurant” 3. “Welcome to Tourist Information Centre”

More detailed information about the module and the tasks is available on:

https://twitter.com/Turiba/status/879691422735138816

https://twitter.com/Turiba/status/879691087811575808

https://dra.lv/s1t5tSQ

https://www.facebook.com/Biznesa.augstskola.Turiba/posts/13007473966 89080

http://www.turiba.lv/lv/aktualitates/top-jauns-interaktivs-valoduapguves-kurss-turisma-nozares-profesionaliem-studentiem-uninteresentiem/2405/

http://www.turiba.lv/en/aktualitates/new-interactive-languagelearning-course-for-tourism-professionals-students-and-otherinterested-persons-is-being-created/2406/

 

Anda Komarovska

Turiba University, Lecturer at Language department, Project participant 

 

 

 

This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication [communication] reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.