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1. What is LinguaCamp?

  • An international, interactive conference, a “Barcamp”, where there is no audience, only active participants
  • The core of the event is multilingual workshop “Sessions”, which are presented on Saturday and Sunday morning by the participants themselves, according to the interests of the other participants

2. Who can attend LinguaCamp 2015 Berlin?

  • Foreign language learners from all countries and of all ages
  • students (over 16 years)
  • graduates, young and experienced professionals
  • freelancers and entrepreneurs
  • teachers, lecturers, trainers
  • school and course leaders
  • authors, content developers
  • illustrators, graphic designers
  • photographers, video producers & sound designers
  • spokespeople, actors and actresses
  • translators, interpreters
  • software developers
  • musicians, sound technicians
  • text and word artists
  • journalists, etc.

3. What are the themes/topics at LinguaCamp 2015 Berlin?

  • New forms of foreign language learning, training and teaching
  • Open Blended Language Learning
  • Content Development
  • Other topics presented by the participants

4. What is the schedule?

  • There is no predetermined program
  • The day program is derived from the “Sessions”, which are suggested by participants and voted on according to the other participants’ interest
  • Participants can request sessions spontaneously

5. Are there any session proposals yet?

  1. Babel Tower: challenges building a tower in different languages
  2. Methods to help effectively help refugees learn the local language
  3. Maker Space: language learning and teaching with open hardware such as Arduino and Raspberry Pi
  4. How to certify language skills with Open Badges
  5. Designing a flash card app: lessons learned
  6. How to choose a flash card app
  7. Free and effective resources available for language learning
  8. Learn language with (action) theater
  9. LMOOC : Designing a language learning massive open online course (MOOC)

6. What is the cost to participate?

  • Thanks to our sponsors, participation is free.
  • But, as usual at Barcamps, there is a principle of give and take (see #7).

7. How can I contribute?

  • As a participant, you can engage yourself actively and constructively at the event, for example, by proposing to lead a session, by helping out at the reception or by introducing other participants
  • You can tell others about the event, giving recommendations by word of mouth and via the Internet, before, during and after LinguaCamp
  • You can share your impressions and results as much as possible over the Internet, using the keyword “LinguaCamp Berlin” or hashtag #lingcb13
  • You can recommend the event’s sponsors

8. Who are the sponsors and supporters of Linguacamp?

  • The Selfstudy-center of The Free University of Berlin
  • ELTABB, the English Teacher’s Association Berlin-Brandenburg
  • AEWB-Nidersachsen, The Agency for Adult and Continuing Education in Lower Saxony

Thank you!

9. Who are the organizers?

  • Sherri Williams, English trainer
  • Christian Reuter, language trainer, course designer, founder of Qualilangues

10. What are the main languages used at the conference?

  • German, English, French
  • Other languages​​, depending on the number of participants
  • Participants of other languages are warmly welcome
  • We are looking for volunteer interpreters and translators!

11. Where can I register?

12. When exactly does LinguaCamp 2015 Berlin take place?

  • Saturday, October 3, 2015 from 10:00am-5:30pm
  • Sunday, October 4, 2015 from 10:00am-4pm
  • Registering for only one of the days is possible, but your presence on Saturday morning is recommended.

13. Where is the venue of LinguaCamp 2015 Berlin?

  • FU Berlin Dahlem Seminarzentrum (Free University Berlin Dahlem conference center)
  • The “Rost- und Silberlaube” building
  • Otto-von-Simson-Str. 26
  • 14195 Berlin-Dahlem
  • U-Bahn U3 station “Dahlem Dorf” or “Thielplatz” (about 10min walk)
  • M11 bus stop “Löhleinstraße” (3min walk)

14. Where can I find more info?

15. How can I contact the organizers directly?

  • In the comment section below
  • By Twitter: @linguacamps
  • By E-Mail: chris@linguacamp.org
  • By phone in Germany: 0177/6210 246 ((only in urgent cases)
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