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Russian Venezuela EFL project in SL

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Well, Pionia and her students from URBE got invited to do something out of the ordinary... Pio thought.. this is excellent it could be our final project for this level. So she asked her students......How would you like making friends with a Russian EFL student?.... Then she showed them a project proposal from Professor Olga Scheglova, from Omsk:

Dear Pionia and students,

I'm Olga Scheglova, an English teacher from Omsk, Siberia, Russia. I visited your presentation at CO2011 and really liked it.

I thought that if you are interested, we could have a joint project with our students. The idea of the project is crosscultural communication. It is an opportunity to practice their speaking and writing in English, to learn more about people from another country (some of them are studying Spanish at the moment) and to introduce more technology in their lives.

My students are 17-18 y.o., there are 14 of them, their English level is intermediate (Some have upper-intermediate, some have pre-int…