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Mmlt leaflet

Montessori Methodology in Language Learning. European projects which transfers the Montessori Methodology to language learning for adults

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Mmlt leaflet

  1. 1. The project  MMLT (Montessori Methodology in Language Training) is a project funded by the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Commission (Key Activity 2: Languages) which aims to transfer the Montessori educational method to the language learning of adults over 20. Montessori method proved to be a very efficient and successful method with children until 16 years old and deals very effectively with the personalization of the educational path.  The project aims to develop a manual for the transfer of the Montessori method to language learning for adults and university students.  In the manual, the Montessori method will be adapted in order to fit the needs of target group in language learning.  The manual will be available in all partners' languages (Greek, Italian, English, Romanian, Hungarian, Polish).  Significant impact: ⇒produce a new innovative methodology for teaching foreign languages to adults, ⇒enrich trainers’ curriculum with a distinctive and modern updating ⇒facilitate trainers’ exchange of good practices, using a common method ⇒ enhance trainees’ motivation in reaching their goal (learning a foreign language) more successfully. General Objectives & Activities: The main aim of the project is to define a method of modern language teaching, on the concept of the Montessori’s methodology which will be adaptive, easy to implement, accepted by other members of the European Community as an intuitive, practical and easy way for people of any age to understand and learn languages effortlessly. This method would address the needs of learners in different education and training sectors and combine traditional face-to-face workshops with e-learning and ICT based learning. The main result will be the Manual for teachers of foreign languages. The Manual will contain 3 parts: a) Theoretical part b) Practical part c) Curriculum The Manual will be piloted in all partners’ countries by face-to-face workshops and onLine sessions with language teachers The final version of the Manual will be exploited by organizing workshops and e-learning courses in order to train language teachers all over Europe and overseas to use the Montessori method when delivering their language courses, on the basis of the MMLT guidelines. Partnership: The project consortium is formed of 7 partners from 6 countries which all have complementary skills and great experience in language learning. The partners are from Greece, Italy, UK, Romania, Poland and Hungary. The consortium includes partners that are experts in the Montessori methodology in language teaching, partners that are experts in language learning and partners that are experts in the project management of European projects.  ATHENS – Greece  CITTA DI CASTELLO – Italy  PLYMOUTH – United Kingdom  PITESTI – Romania  EGER – Hungary  SCZECZIN – Poland Lingua Più Associazione Viale Moncenisio, n. 28 – 06012 Città di Castello (Italia) +39. 075.855.64.18 –
  2. 2. PARTNERS: ACTION SYNERGY S.A. Athens, Greece ALMOND VOCATIONAL LINK Plymouth, England HELLENIC CULTURE CENTRE Athens, Greece ASOCIATIA YF-YOUTH&FUTURE Pitesti, Arges, Romania SUPRA VITA Language School Eger, Hungary SZCZECINSKA SZKOLA WYZSZA COLLEGIUM BALTICUM Szczecin, Poland LINGUA PIU` Citta di Castello, Italy For further information about MMLT project please contact the Coordinator: ACTION SYNERGY S.A. Patroklou 1 & Paradeisou, 15125, Maroussi, Athens, Greece E-mail: or you can contact the nearest partner, details inside of leaflet You can find us also: ⇒ Website: ⇒ Facebook/Linkedin/TwitterGroups : KA2 Project- MMLT MMLT – Montessori Methodology in Language Training *This project is co-funded by the European Commission. This communication reflects the views of the author only and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use of the information contained therein