Modernizing Education: The challenge of the European project CoMoViWo

Carmen Perez-Sabater, Begona Montero-Fleta, Penny MacDonald, Amparo Garcia-Carbonell
2015 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
This article will set the theoretical background on which CoMoViWo, an ongoing European project, is based. First, the article critically analyses the concept of workplace language teaching and learning and the trends followed by current workplace language programs. A second focus of research analyses the changes that affect the literacy practices required in the new working context, which imply new ways of writing, speaking, and communicating through different media. A final consideration of
more » ... article addresses the role of English as a Lingua Franca, that is, English as a language currently used as a means of communication and interaction by speakers of different first languages.
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.07.214 fatcat:ftn5nwhi45bopowjejckfv745m