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Supported by the DI-XL project related with the dissemination and exploitation of LLP results through libraries

Project partners from Greece, UK, France, Germany and Spain met from 10 to 12 January 2013 in the city of San Sebastian (in Bask language Donostia) to discuss the further development of METIKOS-Project. Main point of the workshops and meetings was the methodology for informal language learning in the 3 fields of language café, tandem ® learning and cyber language café. Also questions of project administration, dissemination and evaluation have been a subject of discussion The project participants also met with teachers and students from Zuhaizti Public School, were the meeting took place. During these talks and during a guided walk through the city participants learnt a lot about Basque Country and its difficult past and present within the Spanish State.

On the last day the project was presented to the people in a public workshop in Loiola Cultural Centre. Special interest get tandem learner Moona from San Sebastian, who told us about her experience in tandem learning. She took part in 3 tandems with people from Morocco; she learnt from them Moroccan Arabic and a special dialect, while the Moroccan people learnt from her Spanish or Bask language. At the end of the workshop a press conference gave space to media representatives to learn more about the project and to ask questions.