Improving Communicative Competence
in Foreign Languages from a Distance

iCOM

iCOM Project

Promoting multilingual approaches in teaching and learning

Our Objectives

Accessibility

To create a set of easily accessible teaching and learning materials that support communication skills in a foreign language.

Promotion

To promote the uptake of an effective teaching methodology across Europe in a digitally innovative way.

Upskilling

To upskill foreign language teachers in providing formulaic language-based lessons for their students.

Awareness

To raise awareness of multilingualism as one of key competencies o in order to find work or integrate into a new society.

Key Deliverables

Intellectual Outputs

There will be three Intellectual Outputs and will be created in 6 languages to meet the project objectives. The outputs will go through pilot testing/feedback sessions to ensure top quality results.

English

Spanish

Latvian

Italian

Russian

German

About the project

iCOM's Goal

Is to compensate for lack of formulaic language-based teaching materials by creating a handbook for teachers, an app for learners that uses all authentic sources from target languages, and an OER for teachers which provides practical teaching materials for formulaic language. 

999+

Coffee Cups

199+

Completed Projects

365

Working Days

99+

Clients

Multilingualism

Why learn different languages?

“Learning another language is not only learning different words for the same things, but learning another way to think about things.”
Flora Lewis
American Journalist

Process

Intellectual Outputs
Coming Soon

e-Guide

A comprehensive guide for teachers and educators on teaching communication through formulaic language.

Mobile App

A language learning user-friendly mobile app that uses authentic sources to teach formulaic language.

OER

Open Educational Resources (OER) for teachers where they can find practical lessons and materials on teaching formulaic language.

Proces

Funded By

Erasmus+

This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

iCOM Team

Meet Our Team

Kelsea
Kelsea Mucherino
Project Manager at Eurospeak Language School
Enita Sprince
Senior Project Manager at Valodu Mape
Christian Cibba
Project Manager at Amaita Intercultura
Kalliopi Stefani
Project Manager at Innovation Frontiers