SERLET project aims to: a) support and promote 7 Regional Languages from 4 Member states (FR, EL, ES, IT) as facilitators for cultural fusioning and mutual intercultural understanding, b) enlarge the cultural attractiveness of 7 European regions through an easy and friendly access to the apprenticeship of their languages, c) Europeanize regional languages and culture, d) contribute at enhancing the recognition of the cultural diversities in Europe, e) provide links among educational institutions and world of labor (specifically tourism section), f) provide innovative material -through modern technology- for smartphones, tablets and interactive website.
The project’s target groups are:
a) Tourists and all age groups’ persons (from students to seniors) eager or planning to visit a region in Europe with high cultural identity, specific traditions and patrimony.
b) Teachers, Educational institutions and language schools providing education on regional languages
c) Tourist office boards, Regional agencies for tourism, Travel agencies, Holiday resorts, Hotels, Tour operators, willing to make sensitive and interest publics on their regional language and culture.
The regional languages and regions that are promoted by our project’s outputs are:
For FR: Alsatian, Breton and Corsican
For IT: Sicilian and Sardinian
For EL: Cretan
For ES: Catalan
The goals’ of SERLET project have been achieved through:
1) The development of 7 innovative and user friendly Apps for smartphones and tablets including:
a) The necessary conversational and grammatical materials to make possible dialogues in every day situations and basic vocabulary with audio pronunciation,
b) Short videos of local people using the regional languages in real situations,
c) Virtual maps of the areas containing 3D monuments & historical, cultural information etc.
d) Voice recording and personalization options.
2) Interactive multi-functional website in 5 language versions and 7 regional languages summaries.
3) 7 Books, one for each regional language.