– Main objectives of the Virtual Exchange
The main target of the VE is to improve both linguistic competence and ability to communicate between students. Our project gives opportunity to interact with native speakers of target languages, share and enrich university experience, learn more about foreign culture and people.
– Targeted learning outcomes
By the end of this project students will improve their language fluency, ability to express themselves better, expand vocabulary and acquire flexibility in negotiating cultural differences.
– Global task description
Students are expected to keep in touch with assigned students of another university for all duration of the project and to complete given conversation topics.
|Partner / department||Course||Language of instruction||Number of students|
|University of Milan
Department of Language Mediation and Intercultural Communication
|Russian Language III||Russian + Italian||63|
|Belarusian State University
Faculty of Philology
|Italian language||Russian + Italian||63|
Start and end date
March 2018, ongoing
Languages (Milan), Literature and linguistics (Belarusian)
Integration and assessment
The tasks are integrated with main university course of language practice and are assessed weekly by teachers of both Universities in their classrooms.
Technology tools used
– Learning environment
– Collaboration tools
Skype, Google docs, social media.
– Reflection tool