For Music and Language Teachers: Using European Folksongs for Language Acquisition

The Digital Children’s Folksongs for Language and Cultural Learning (Folk DC) project is a European Union project designed to motivate young language learners to engage with language learning through using Folk songs, and activities around the songs. The songs are in 10 European languages (Czech, Danish, English, Finnish, Greek, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Turkish). The project has producing a complete package for schools (Autonomous Teacher Training Tool kit – ATTT) so that schools all over Europe can take part in the project. Browse the Folk DC website! The end of the project will be marked by simultaneous live concerts in five European countries (UK, Turkey, Finland, Romania and Spain), live streamed on 23 April 2013.