April 4, 2013 - Breakout Session F

Marina Orsini-Jones, Associate Head in the Department of English and Languages at Coventry University (UK)
Zoe Gazeley, Research Assistant for the MexCo project,funded by the Higher Education Academy in the UK
Elwyn Lloyd, coordinator of EFL teacher-training, Coventry University
Beatriz Vera Lόpez, Associate Professor of English at Facultad de Estudios Superiores Zaragoza (UNAM)

Summary: Students (and tutors) at Coventry University, UK and the Facultad de Estudios Superiores, Zaragoza, Mexico City are engaging in online language and cultural exchange via a Moodle site, and are learning about each other’s culture, and each other’s conceptualizations of ‘culture’ as well as raising their awareness of different varieties of English and Spanish The project, which is integrated into the curriculum of the two institutions involved, is funded by the Higher Education Academy (UK).

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