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ERIC Number: ED501100
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Apr
Pages: 9
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 19
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Development and Validation Process of a European Language Portfolio Model for Young Learners
Mirici, Ismail Hakki
Online Submission, Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education--TOJDE v9 n2 p26-34 Apr 2008
The European Language Portfolio (ELP) was developed and piloted by the Language Policy Division of the Council of Europe, Strasbourg, from 1998 to 2000. It was launched on a pan-European level during the European Year of Languages as a tool to support the development of plurilingualism and pluriculturalism (http://www.coe.int/T/DG4/Portfolio/?L=E&M=/main_pages/welcome.html). The ELP is a concrete attempt to harmonise foreign language teaching activities within the European context and to improve the quality of communication amongst European people, who have different languages and cultural backgrounds. The ELP is based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), which provides a common basis for the elaboration of language syllabuses, curriculum guidelines, examinations, textbooks, etc. across Europe (Council of Europe 1998; 2001). (Contains 1 table.)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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