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Multilingual workshop at the UNESCO-ASP School Net

Multilingual workshop at the UNESCO-ASP School Net

The international signs have proven to be a useful teaching tool for the fostering of multilingualism at the UNESCO-ASP Schools. The schools from Galicia that belong to that international network make a meeting every two years. More than hundred students from Primary to Secondary and even upper educational levels gather together during several days, exchanging...
Transatlantic Slave Trade

Transatlantic Slave Trade

The UNESCO Transatlantic Slave Trade (UNESCO–TST) project links schools in the three regions which were involved in the triangular Transatlantic Slave Trade (Africa, the Americas and Europe) under the common name “Breaking the Silence”. The goal of the TST project is increased awareness of the causes and consequences of the Transatlantic Slave Trade – including...
Music and songs with international signs

Music and songs with international signs

The international signs can be used to add expression, information and feeling to a song in any language. Several experiences that have been made in different opportunities can help you to understand it and maybe to add gestures to a song by yourself. DARA A Brazilian song from Daniela Mercury This song, about beauty and...
Global Market

Global Market

After doing Lesson 2, students can begin to buy and sell some products. This enables them to make interesting interactions in a realistic context. If there are students learning different languages, the use of international signs enables them to participate in a Global Market, with everyone speaking in its new language and at the same...
Presentation to the European Commissioner for Multilingualism

Presentation to the European Commissioner for Multilingualism

On the occasion of the institutional visit of the European Commissioner of Multilingualism, Mr. Leonard Orban, to Galicia, the 24 of April of 2009, it was made a presentation of the project of multilingualism with international gestures, YoGoTe, in the Faculty of Audio-visual Communication of the University of Santiago de Compostela, with the participation of...
Language Lessons

Language Lessons

The YoGoTe signs are used as the main teaching and learning resource for the production of foreign language lessons. First of all, the student has to observe every lesson in his own language, and when he is acquainted enough with the signs and gestures and their meaning, the next step is to go to the...
YoGoTe project and UNESCO-Associated Schools Program (UNESCO-ASP Net)

YoGoTe project and UNESCO-Associated Schools Program (UNESCO-ASP Net)

The UNESCO–Associated Schools Program (UNESCO–ASP) is an international collaborative network where more than 8000 schools around the world share the educational objectives and goals that are proposed by UNESCO. The YoGoTe international signs have been present in this school network in several opportunities. ASP-Spain Spanish UNESCO Schools meeting in Bilbao, 2002 Triste, a song in...
Poems with signs

Poems with signs

The international signs have proven to be very useful for the presentation of poems in the original language to foreign audiences, as have shown several experiences made at Primary and Secondary Schools. The use of international signs with poems in Primary Schools is focused mainly in the presentation of poems in the language that is...
World March of Women

World March of Women

The World March of Women (WMW) is a feminist movement from all the countries of the world. The song CAPIRE is the anthem of the WMW , and its lyrics are in more than 20 different languages. With occassion of the meeting of the World March of Women in Vigo, 2004, students and teachers of...
Presentation to the Parlatino and Pan-African Parliaments

Presentation to the Parlatino and Pan-African Parliaments

The YoGoTe project has been presented in several ocassions to the Parlatino Commission for Education. Havana, Cuba, in July 2002 The Commission approved to support the proposal of elaboration of a poetic anthology for the education in values with international gestures, as well as to insist on the Parliaments that are member of the Parlatino,...
Activities with International Signs at the University

Activities with International Signs at the University

The International Signs can be used also at the University. Intercultural activities, student exchanges, multicultural classrooms etc. can benefit from the use of the YoGoTe signs as an additional communication tool. The YoGoTe project was presented the year 2003 at the Master on international Studies in Peace, Conflicts and Development organized by the University Jaume...
European Year of Languages 2001

European Year of Languages 2001

The year 2001 was declared by the Council of Europe as the European Year of Languages with the collaboration of the European Commission, and was successful in involving millions of people across 45 countries. From this time, each year 26 September is celebrated as the European Day of Languages. The UNESCO-ASP schools from Galice and...