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The main objective of the Deaf Port project is to develop a multilingual European Language Portfolio for the Deaf and Hearing-Impaired (16+) and Europass Language Passport with a view to:

enhancing their motivation to develop, extend and diversify their language skills;

helping them to reflect on their objectives, ways of and success in language learning;

developing their capacity for independent learning;

addressing learning needs in the most comprehensive way, providing suitable format and adaptation of descriptions;

introducing commonly recognized standards and ensuring transparency and coherence in language learning

The Deaf Port model of the European Language Portfolio addresses the language learning needs of the deaf and hard of hearing, and puts language teaching and learning of the target group in the context of common European standards, in order to:

provide transparent and reliable information on language skills and competences of the learners

keep records of achievements in their language learning

maintain their motivation for language learning

plan their learning strategy

enhance their plurilingual and intercultural experience


Project No. 143512-BG-2008-KA2-KA2MP
This project has been funded with support from the European Commission.
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