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Extending Babelium Project with a revolutionary method for preparing Second Language Speaking exam using Web 2.0 tools in a collaborative way
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, , , , Dept. of Computer Languages and Systems, University of the Basque Country, Spain

EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Lisbon, Portugal ISBN 978-1-880094-89-1 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC

Abstract

Second language oral exams are hard to pass. The students face a quite stressful situation as in real life contexts. Nowadays second language acquisition is a paramount skill in education, specially in non-English speaking countries. At the same time, students from all around the world use collaborative web 2.0 platforms creating huge social networks in their own languages. Our study lies in leveraging this collaborative tools and platforms in order to build an application that will enhance the speaking skills of their users. This paper explains how this necessary application has been designed.

Citation

Pereira, J.A., Perurena, I., Sanz, S. & Gutiérrez, J. (2011). Extending Babelium Project with a revolutionary method for preparing Second Language Speaking exam using Web 2.0 tools in a collaborative way. In T. Bastiaens & M. Ebner (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2011--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 2029-2034). Lisbon, Portugal: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved December 15, 2019 from .

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