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Learning languages through virtual exchange: an international university network

Federico Silvagni ORCID logo EMAIL logo , Esther Moruno Lpez ORCID logo and Ema Hubčkov

Abstract

This article presents an international telecollaboration programme called UniLingua, which was carried out between eight universities and university language centres during the 2020/2021 academic year. By promoting language exchanges, UniLingua aims to satisfy one of the most immediate academic needs of university students, which is to improve their plurilingual and pluricultural profile. This report describes, firstly, the origin and development of the project, andsecondly, based on the data collected from the questionnaires filled out by theparticipants, this report shows the most relevant results of the first edition ofthe project.


Corresponding author: Federico Silvagni, Complutense University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain, E-mail:

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Received: 2021-10-12
Accepted: 2022-02-25
Published Online: 2022-06-09
Published in Print: 2022-05-25

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