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We welcome you to to hear an interesting presentation about the concept of cross-linguistic mediation in the foreign language classroom. Our guests present the ECML project “Mediation in Teaching, Learning and Assessment” (ME.T.L.A.). The project draws upon inclusive and pluralistic approaches to education – main priorities of the European Centre for Modern Languages (ECML) – where the development of linguistic and intercultural competences play a key role.



  • Welcome and introduction
  • What is cross-linguistic mediation?
  • Cross-linguistic mediation in the ME.T.L.A project
  • Examples of cross-linguistic mediation activities in the classroom
  • Discussion
  • Closing of the webinar

Our guest speakers:

Dr Maria Stathopoulou is an Adjunct Lecturer at the Hellenic Open University and at the National Technical University of Athens. Since 2007, she has been a Research Fellow at the RCeL, University of Athens and a member of the English team preparing the national exams for the Greek State Certificate of Foreign Language Competence (known as KPG exams).

Magdalini Liontou works as an ESP university teacher at the Languages and Communication, University of Oulu and she is a PhD researcher focusing on language assessment at the University of Jyväskylä.

Looking forward seeing you on Thursday 7th of October at 13.30 am: http://r.jyu.fi/multileap-07-10-21