A consortium led by Stephen Hagen, dean of the school of languages and European studies at the University of Wolverhampton, has won Pounds 360,000 funding from the European Union to develop an electronic "intelligent" tutor to manage online language learning and cross-cultural communication training in French, EFL and Portuguese. It is aimed at international managers.
The SELECT Project (Strategies for European Language-Engineering Enhanced Communication Training) consortium includes major European companies and universities: Thomson (France), Klett (Germany), the University of Poitiers (France), Giunti (Italy) and the Open University of Portugal.
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