Information on the Language Biography

The Language Biography helps you record and document the experiences you have made thanks to your contacts with different languages and cultures. Its purpose is to encourage you to consciously think about your own language learning, and your interactions with other cultures. Moreover, the Language Biography enables you to work on your language skills in a more targeted way. It helps you to assess your current language skills and to set future goals.

There is a range of forms and checklists which you can either download or use online.

Here you will find information on and examples of how to

  • write your Personal Language Learning Biography
  • use the Checklists for self-assessment and making a learning plan
  • describe important linguistic and intercultural experiences
  • provide information on your language learning at schools and in language courses
  • formulate goals and plans for your language learning