Materials

In the frame of ODDA, we have two approaches: the more theoretical approach, to have a better understanding of the background of our acting, and a practical one where we develop, test and evaluate methods to foster the communication and cooperation of people from different countries who try to overcome languages barriers and to better get to know each other.

Lectures

The following lectures in Bad Urach helped us to better understand the background of our common work.

Keywords

Find many useful phrases and common expressions in various Danube languages to help you better communicate.

Common key words as images

Many different images serve as flyers to take with you on your next trip to Bulgaria. The have been developed by our Bulgarian group.

Translation App

How do we overcome everyday language barriers and how can current tools like smartphone apps help us?

Social Media

The main topic of this workshop was how to effectively use social media platforms as tools for documentation, communication and multiplication.

Intercultural Workshops

In Bad Urach we conducted some intercultural workshops to make us more sensitive for intercultural encounters. The intention was to make us aware of the different cultural traditions and dispositions and the risk of wrong interpretations. Care is the precondition for encounters of equals.

Creative methods

Reflecting on and communicating about a common European spirit through painting and creating a collage.

The Danube Game

The aim of the learning game “The Wanted Danube” is to convey impressions from the Danubian nations through pictures and information, as well as to encourage joint discussions about these countries.

Discovery tours

The participants of the qualification seminar in Bad Urach had a discovery tour in the town of Bad Urach, where nonverbal communication was very important.

European Soirée

In the European soirée every participant of Bad Urach presented a historically important personality from his/her country without revealing the person’s name.

Songs and dances

The participants of the qualification seminar brought national songs and dances from their Danube Countries with them in order to sing and dance it together.