originally developed in response to student needs.
Classes or in small groups
customized for each individual student or group.
a language is training.
application is fundamental.
involves "communication situations": telephone, bank, meetings,
reading, writing texts, faxes, etc.
place a special emphasis on oral communication.
while absolutely necessary, is not the end, but rather the means.
four channels of communication:
for Adults: FALA BRASIL, by Pierre Coudry (director of Interclass) and
Elizabeth Fontão (researcher of Unicamp).
for Children and Young Adults: SEMPRE AMIGOS.
Culture: its value
student needs to know the culture of the country where he lives or works.
classes: History, Politics, Economy, etc.
trips: museums, coffee farms and other historical sights in Campinas
and São Paulo.
with teachers and their relatives: picnics, soccer games, water rafting
and other festivities.