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KA229 – Mainz project 2019 – 2021

MAINZ AND VALENCIA: MORE THAN TWIN TOWNS

DURATION OF THE PROJECT: 24 months from 1/9/2019

PARTICIPATING INSTITUTIONS:

Anna Seghers IGS Institute, Mainz (Germany)

Abastos Secondary School, Valencia (Spain)

OBJECTIVES:

+Language teaching and learning.

+To know the European cultural heritage.

+Acquisition and development of basic skills.

HOW IS THE PROJECT PLANNED?

+ 4 mobilities:

– C1: January 2020. Stay in Valencia for German students.

– C2: September 2020. Stay in Valencia for German students.

– C3: March 2020. Spanish students’ stay in Germany.

– C4: March 2021. Spanish students’ stay in Germany.

+ Activities among the mobilities: writing of texts related to the project, dissemination of these texts and communication with German students.

PARTICIPATING STUDENTS

+ German participants: students who have chosen Spanish as a zero level course in the upper level. Age 15-21 years.

+ Spanish participants:

1st mobility: students who have done the exchange with Mainz last year.

Rest of mobilities: students from 1st year of high school willing to carry out the activities between mobilities, rewarding the commitment and effort.

ACTIVITIES DURING STAYS IN SPAIN (C1, C2)

+ Welcoming of German students by Spanish families:

-Reception in the town hall/conferences on tourism

-Attendance to classes at the host institute

-Training day in a local company

-Visits to museums (City of Arts and Sciences)/sports activities

-Visit an important city.

-Leisure activities with the family: cinema, family celebrations…

C1: 14 students + 2 teachers

C2: 15 students + 2 teachers

ACTIVITIES DURING STAYS IN GERMANY (C3, C4)

+ Welcoming of Spanish students by German families:

-Reception in the town hall/conferences on tourism

-Attendance of classes at the host institute

-Training day in a local company

-Visit museums (Gothenburg) / sports activities (Mainz Stadium)

-visit an important city: Frankfurt or Heidelberg…

-Leisure activities with the family: cinema, family celebrations…

C3: 14 students + 2 teachers

C4: 15 students + 2 teachers

ACTIVITIES AMONG THE MOBILITIES

The students commit themselves to:

1- Produce written texts that will be uploaded to an online platform (e-twinning) guided by a teacher.

2- To write a diary of the daily activities in the mobilities that will be disseminated and evaluated.

3- Contacting foreign pupils.

4- To carry out an evaluation of the knowledge of the culture of the other country by means of an evaluation sheet.

5- Evaluate the activities.