To create links betwen local and international students, who wish to improve their language and intercultural skills. Each « Tandem » meets regularly to exchange in both languages.
The idea of a "tandem" is to allow a student to meet and exchange with another student who learns his/her own language (or a foreign language he/she masters) or who wishes to improve his/her level. The goal is to speak in both languages alternatively. Both students can thus not only improve their language skills, but also discover another culture.
Improving language skills,
Discovering another culture and developing awareness of one's own culture
Improving the integration of foreign students
Preparing for an international experience
Duration : 1 semester (minimum)
Who can do it?
foreign students hosted at Ensimag (exchange students, double degrees, international masters' students...), but also possibility to extend to foreign students hosted in another Grenoble institution.
regular Francophone Ensimag students, no nationality criteria.
Mother tongue, or advanced level (level C1-C2)
Ex : a "tandem" French student - Polish student can exchange in English and in French if the Polish student has at least a level C1 or C2 in English
spend at least two hours per week, at Ensimag or outside, having different types of activities,
at the end of the semester : 2500-word blog or report, written together in both languages oral defense of the project, with language professors and International Office members : 03.05.2018
How does the project count towards acquiring your degree
1 ECTS credit
The project is taken into consideration when you apply for an international exchange and the assessment of your cross-cultural skills.
meeting between interested students to create a tandem team : February 08 - 1 pm - room D117
Once you have formed a "tandem", please register at the Ensimag International office (Room D100)
Deadline to register : February 12
your registration will be effective, and you will be evaluated for this activity.