L2TOR (pronounced ‘el tutor’) is the abbreviation of a research project,
called Second Language Tutoring using Social Robots, which was funded
by the European Commission Horizon 2020 programme. The project ran from
January 1st, 2016 until December 31st, 2018.... Read more...
Researchers & Professionals
The L2TOR project addressed the following four objectives:
1- Study the science and technology of social robots for second language tutoring with children in a preschool setting. The outcome of this objective is the demonstration of an embodied digital learning environment... Read more...
Second language learning has become an important element of formal education for many children in Europe and beyond. For some children, the language used at school is a second language (noted as L2), as they speak a different language or dialect at home. This not only holds for immigrant children.... Read more...
New Scientist writes about L2TOR
New Scientist is the first science magazine to cover the L2TOR project on 25th November 2015. Soon after, L2TOR also featured in the Dutch version of New Scientist, the Italian online edition of Scientific American, the Dutch radio programme BNR Werkverkenners, and many other online sites.