necessity of defining a General Goal aiming at the "formation of
European citizens" immersed in a reality no longer national but in a "multicultural
and multi-linguistic dimension" is born from the analysis of the
previously mentioned documents and from the Italian social situation.
Hence contributing to the birth of a new mentality capable of going
outside of its own territorial boundaries to enter into a fan type geographical
dimension that knows how to experience and gather as opportunity, cultural
of the English language, in particular, is the privileged path on the formative
level, since it is the vehicle of entrance to the culture of another nation and
in general vehicle of communication most used in the world of communications and
in the workplace in particular. It
follows that the Linguistic Goals will be:
to learn a foreign language in
view of pragmatic-communicative
as a constant for the entire formative process (see diagram 1).
proposed general objective is that, in line with ministerial suggestions, to
translate regulations and programs in terms of
competencies and levels according to the parameters and descriptors defined by
the European Council.
general linguistic aims are:
of language as an instrument of communication
of the ability of basic oral communication on precise linguistic contents in the
context of the child's world.
of the phonological aspect
of the receptive abilities
technical objective is that in merit of the knowledge of computers as use
of multimedia means and of the computer in particular, to produce knowledge.
achievement of a communication competency corresponding to the A1
Elementary Introductive level is expected.
are the objectives, the contents and "final descriptors taken from the
and uses common expressions and basic phrases to satisfy specific needs.
Knows how to present oneself and others and is capable of forming
questions and answers on personal particulars, such as where one lives,
people he/she knows, and the things that one owns. Interacts in a simple manner as long as the other person
speaks slowly and clearly and is willing to cooperate.
phrases and expressions frequently used in relation to topics of immediate
significance (for example basic personal and familiar information;
shopping, local geography, work, etc). Communicates in simple routine
activities that require a
simple exchange of information on familiar and common arguments.
Knows how to describe in simple terms, aspects about his
background, of the surrounding environment and knows how to express
from "Linee Guida" - of the Ministry Language Project 2000
TECHNOLOGICAL AND PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES
technological resources at which the present project aims to use are a computer
lab, already active within the 10th. School district "C.
Collodi" in Brindisi, containing 10 computers, network
connected by one main server, a scanner and a potential internet hook-up.
resources include three English language teachers, having specialization
certificates as required by the government, already working as specialists for
the English language in the above-mentioned school district and with previous
experience in the planning of English connected with multimedia technology.
resource of which the project makes use is an expert in computers as team