EUROPEAN LANGUAGE PORTFOLIO. “There's only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self." Aldous Huxley (English writer).
EUROPEAN LANGUAGE PORTFOLIO
“There's only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self."Aldous Huxley (English writer)
The European Language Portfolio (ELP), devised by the Council of Europe's Modern Languages Division and piloted in 15 Council of Europe member states between 1998 and 2000, has been launched throughout Europe during 2001, the European Year of Languages.
The ELP is designed to:
Owners of all ages can use the ELP to:
The Common European Framework divides learners into three broad divisions which can be divided into six levels:
C1 Effective Operational Proficiency
The CEFR describes what a learner is supposed to be able to do in reading, listening, speaking and writing at each level.
FOR STUDENTS AND PARENTS
A portfolio helps to make the students' learning progress and process visible and noticeable.
A portfolio may
lead to increased participation and autonomy on the learners' part.
MY LANGUAGE PORTFOLIO(sample for 12-17 year-old students)
It consists of three parts:
Your LANGUAGE PASSPORT
What languages do you study?
What are your achievements?
What does your teacher think?
Your LANGUAGE BIOGRAPHY
Control your language studying progress.
Set new goals for yourself.
Find the best ways for their achievement!
Collect the best works you can be proud of.
Date of birth____________________ Place of birth______________________________
My mother tongue is______________________________________________________
Another language I use every day is__________________________________________
I attend (attended) a school which teaches subjects in a foreign language.
Name of school____________________ Address________________________________
Foreign language__________________________ from____________ to_____________
I attended school abroad.
Country of school, place____________________________________________________
Name of school___________________________________________________________
Language of instruction_____________________ from _____________to____________
I started to work with European Language portfolio in the____________________ class.
I. My learning strategies
How can I learn foreign languages? Can I become a better language
When I learn a language I...
What can I already do?
II. Levels of my progress: A, A1,A2, A2+,B1, B1+, B2
(Listening, reading, writing, speaking).
My own list what I can already do.
What do I want to be able to do?
III. My intercultural experience.
Part 1. My intercultural background.
Part 2. How I see myself in intercultural contexts.
Part 3. A continuing record of intercultural encounters.
The Dossier is my own personal property. In my dossier I can keep:
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2. European Language Portfolio. Council of Europe. –Strasbourg, 1997.
3. Francis Goullier. Council of Europe Tools for Language Teaching. Common European Framework and Portfolios. (English edition) – Paris, 2007.
4. Herbert Puchta. English in Mind and the use of a portfolio: what's in it for you and your students? – Internet.http://www.cambridge.org/elt/englishinmind/teacher_resources/portfolio.htm
5. Holec H. Autonomy and Foreign Language Learninng. – Oxford, 1979.
6. Little D. Learner Autonomy. – Dublin, 1991.
7. Modern Languages: Learning, Teaching, Assessment. A Common European Framework of Reference. Council of Europe. – Strasbourg, 2001
8. Objectives for Foreign Language Learning. – Strasbourg, 1986.
9.Rubin J., Wenden A., Learner Strategies in Language Learning. – New Jersey, 1987.
10 Wenden A. Learner Strategies for Learner Autonomy. – New Jersey, 1992.
11. Європейське мовне портфоліо: Методичне видання/Уклад. О. Карп’юк. – Тернопіль: Лібра Терра, 2008.
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