YoGoTe ActualidadYoGoTe NewsYoGoTe Notícias

YoGoTe News

You can see the latest YOGOTE news on http://yogotenews-eng.blogspot.com.es
Clubes de idiomasLanguage ClubsClubes de Línguas

Language Clubs

The use of international signs as an interlinguistic and intercultural tool opens the possibility of building several language clubs in the same school. The students (but also teachers and parents) that are interested in a certain language and culture can create a club where they share their common interest. If...
El proyecto YoGoTe y el Programa de Escuelas Asociadas a la UNESCO (Red PEA-UNESCO)YoGoTe project and UNESCO-Associated Schools Program (UNESCO-ASP Net)O projeto YoGoTe e o Sistema de Escolas Associadas da UNESCO (Rede SEA-UNESCO)

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,...
Poemas con signosPoems with signsPoemas com gestos

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...
Diccionario de Gestos InternacionalesDictionary of International GesturesDicionário de Gestos Internacionais

Dictionary of International Gestures

The collection of YoGoTe signs can be used to cover a vocabulary of more than 2000 concepts. To find a sign that can represent a certain concept, you can use the on–line dictionary. Select the first letter for the word you want to represent with a sign (for example: for...
YoGoTeYoGoTeYoGoTe

YoGoTe

The name YoGoTe is made by three syllables that have the following meaning in Japanese: Yo (world), Go (language), Te (hands) 世      语      手 These syllables can be written in characters that are common to Japanese and Chinese, reinforcing the international essence of the project. You can see HERE an...
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...
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...
International Signs at Primary Schools

International Signs at Primary Schools

Primary schools can use the international signs into a great number of activities. The students use their bodies to convey meaning in a very natural way that is complementary to speech. Even in their first school years they can learn how to make and understand hand signs. The following experience was made at a Galician...
The International Signs and UNESCO

The International Signs and UNESCO

The international signs and the YoGoTe project have been presented in several ocassions to UNESCO in relation with certain projects and activities. International Year of Languages 2008 The YoGoTe project has been included as one of the activities for this program. Manifesto 2000 The United Nations General Assembly has proclaimed the year 2000 as the...
International Gestures

International Gestures

The YoGoTe project tries to foster multilingualism and international understanding using international gestures as an additional communication channel. There are several precedents to support this intention. American Indian Signs The first historically registered collection of international signs was developed by the Indian Nations of the American Prairies. They spoke more than hundred different languages and...
Signograms (the way to read and write the gestures)

Signograms (the way to read and write the gestures)

The YoGoTe gestures can be written very easily with the so-called signograms. Each signogram represents a certain gesture and its corresponding idea. You can see and practise the signograms for the natural gestures on the following link. There are three types of lines that form a signogram, one for the position, another one for the...