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Gulliver -  To get to know each other leads to better mutual understanding



  • to provide young people learning modern languages with intercultural competencies that enable them to get to know and understand one another better and prepare them to live and work in a multilingual and multicultural society;
  • to facilitate the acquisition of intercultural competencies through interactive communication using modern IT resources;
  • to provide teachers and learners alike with genuine tools for teaching/learning intercultural competence.

There are examples of  the following intercultural journeys:

YESTERDAY – referring to the past (traditions, customs, history) (Where we came from)

TODAY – referring to the everyday life of pupils both inside and outside school (Where we are)

TOMORROW – referring to their hopes, dreams and fears about the future (Where we are going).

It is about teaching and learning intercultural skills, defining the need for:

  • interactivity with real interlocutors
  • learning by performing tasks.
  • centring teaching on the learner and their autonomy in the learning process
  • the resultant new role of the teacher.
  • the Internet as useful medium for teaching/learning intercultural skills.


It is an example of collaborative work through a teacher forum.

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