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Learning Basic Global English at Age 91

Posted by asecoli - Februar 7, 2014

We are proud of the oldest BGE student, who has successfully completed a BGE course at the EHP and also managed to lead classroom phases according to LdL. Here is the EHP newsletter entry.

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Basic Global English – New Free Downloads

Posted by asecoli - September 5, 2013

Good news for primary schools and adult training institutes: Thanks to the cooperation between the EHP and ASEcoLi it is now possible to offer further learning material for our concept Basic Global English for free (via the ASEcoLi, the EHP,  or the BGE website): Den Rest des Beitrags lesen »

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BGE at EHP

Posted by asecoli - August 21, 2012

When discussing the idea of a European municipal project on the connotations of words, contacts of the Europäisches Haus Pappenheim showed much interest in the concept of Basic Global English. It seems that among the “middle” and “elder” generation, English is much less known that the EHP had expected. Therefore, an additional preparatory phase has now been implemented in the project plan.

Joachim Grzega

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New volume on early language learning

Posted by asecoli - Mai 15, 2012

A new volume on early language learning has appeared:

Fortschritte im  frühen Fremdsprachenlernen: Ausgewählte Tagungsbeiträge Eichstätt 2011, ed. by Heiner Böttger and Norbert Schlüter.  (German Amazon page)

 

On pp. 131-141 you will find my contribution „Basic Global English (BGE) as a Quick Way to Global Communicative Competence – Empirical Results from Primary School“.

 

Joachim Grzega

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BGE at Vision Summit 2012

Posted by asecoli - Mai 14, 2012

On Friday (May 18) Bea Klüsener and I will present Basic Global English at the Vision Summit 2012.

 

Time: 15:50-16:30h

Venue: University of Potsdam, Campus Griebensee, Room S 17

 

Joachim Grzega

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New book on European languages and cultures

Posted by asecoli - Januar 31, 2012

If you are familiar with German, you may be interested in my latest book Europas Sprachen und Kulturen im Wandel der Zeit, available at amazon.de.

Joachim Grzega

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Treuchtlinger Kurier on BGE

Posted by asecoli - Dezember 29, 2011

The Treuchtlinger Kurier (a local daily) has published a very nice article on Basic Global English today.

 

Joachim Grzega

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BGE nominated for award for innovation in adult teaching

Posted by asecoli - Dezember 8, 2011

ASEcoLi was honored for BGE by getting nominated for the Innovationspreis of the Deutsches Institut für Erwachsenenbildung (DIE). Nominated were 19 out of 60 projects from all over Germany. (Here is the German DIE press release.)

Joachim Grzega

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BGE partner school awarded with the „Europe Certificate“

Posted by asecoli - Dezember 6, 2011

Last Friday my BGE partner school, Alexander-von-Humboldt-Schule in Goldkronach, was bestowed with the „Europaurkunde“ („Europe Certificate“) by Emilia Müller, the Bavarian minister for European Affairs. – for international school projects incl. the use of Basic Global English in Classes 1 and 2 and the use of the internet communication plattform eTwinning. The event was hosted by myself (assisted by Bea Klüsener). Here is the link to a press release (in German).

Joachim Grzega

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German materials of „Welcome to the World!“ at Amazon

Posted by asecoli - November 11, 2011

For self-teaching Basic Global English, Germans can now purchase the accompanying material to Welcome to the World! at amazon.de.  The core material is still available for free at the BGE website or via ASEcoLi.

 

Joachim Grzega

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