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Teaching EFL in VR

Having first announced to my students that we would be part of a very special, brand-new project called Virtual Reality for Language Learning, I was assailed by mostly confused looks and inaudible protestations. After the initial shock, and to break the awkward silence, I went on to assure my class that nothing terrible would happen [...]

2022-03-08T13:09:48+02:00March 8th, 2022|

Newsletter #3

Now anyone can go into space ;) One of the many advantages of Virtual Reality technology is that it allows users to feel as though they have been transported to places and/or times that they would not be able to experience any other way. This sensation, of being immersed in a completely unfamiliar world, heightens [...]

2021-02-07T12:17:36+02:00December 3rd, 2020|

Newsletter #2

The Show Must Go On In December2019,we started with the development of our first Intellectual Output: Virtual Worlds. The development of these worlds is planned for an eight-month period, from December 2020 to July 2021. We started the development process by choosing four different worlds that would later become our virtual environments for language learning [...]

2021-02-07T12:07:19+02:00June 17th, 2020|

Meet the Team: Josip Sobin

Josip is a CEO of Jantar - International House Split, one of the largest language schools and teacher training centers in Croatia. The combination of his education and training in the field of research 👨‍🔬 and experience in entrepreneurship 👨‍💼 allowed him to participate in several projects and receive multiple grants in the field of [...]

2019-12-19T15:01:12+02:00December 10th, 2019|

Meet the Team: Simon Harris

Simon loves working in the ELT sector supporting kids and adults through their English language learning journey. His own journey through Asia, the Middle East and Europe over the last 25 years has brought him to Bulgaria 🇧🇬, where he manages International House Sofia. “As educators we're always looking to create a learning experience as [...]

2019-12-10T16:18:53+02:00December 10th, 2019|

Meet the Team: Alina and Manuela

Alina (left) has been working in language teaching industry for the last 21 years 👀 and she has been running a language school for the last 18 years. Embarking in the journey of entrepreneurship gave her the opportunity to bring her vision to fruition and fill a need she saw in local education 👨‍🏫. She [...]

2019-12-10T16:08:16+02:00December 10th, 2019|

Meet the Team: Antonela Marjanušić

Teacher of English, translator, and a member of Dante's European project team. She is interested in cognitive linguistics 🧠 and foreign language learning, enjoys a good cup of tea, and loves to travel 🌎.

2019-12-19T15:04:54+02:00December 10th, 2019|

Meet the Team: Jonathan Dykes

Jonathan has spent most of his professional life working in the language teaching business. He has been responsible for starting several traditional language schools in different parts of the world, as well as Net Languages, one of the world's first Web-based language schools 👨‍🏫🌍 A pioneer in developing Virtual Reality materials for language learners Jonathan [...]

2019-12-10T16:13:32+02:00December 10th, 2019|

Meet the Team: Yoana Harris

My name is Yoana from IH Sofia and I’m a researcher 👩‍⚕️in the VR4LL project. I’ve been part of IH Sofia for 10 years. Our main objective is to provide fun and motivating English learning environment for our students. They learn through real situations and role plays using predominantly colloquial expressions. Using VR technology will [...]

2019-12-10T16:14:12+02:00December 10th, 2019|

Meet the Team: Petra Katana

EU project manager at the Adult Education Institution Dante. She is particularly interested in topics related to intercultural communication and mediation. Maybe that's why she loves traveling, meeting people and getting to know other cultures and customs 🗣.

2019-12-10T16:14:35+02:00December 10th, 2019|
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