Index of the Cultura Website

Welcome to our website! Feel free to browse through the materials and send us your comments or questions. And please check out our new Cultura Community Site! It's a shared space where we can all meet and share pedagogical experiences and ideas, and make inquiries. Please be aware that Cultura is copyrighted, and we request that you contact us on the community site to let us know (1) if you use or adapt any part of our concept or materials; and (2) if you are interested in developing versions of Cultura in other languages.


This project was developed by G.Furstenberg, S. Levet and S. Waryn. All rights reserved.
Please consult the authors prior to any use of the contents of this website

Cultura Teacher's Guide

Complete copy of the most recent Cultura site, including student responses and discussions, as well as an archive of previous exchanges.

Pedagogical and technical guide for the implementation and classroom use of Cultura

Giving a Virtual Voice to the Silent Language of Culture: The Cultura Project Classroom Examples

Online article published in Language Learning & Technology, Vol. 5, No. 1, January 2001, pp. 55-102

Gilberte Furstenberg, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sabine Levet, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Kathryn English, Université de Paris II, Panthéon-Assas
Katherine Maillet, Institute National des Télécommunications

This picture archive contains examples of classroom activities, sample essays, and students' journal entries.

Original Description of Cultura Software

This article was posted in 1997, with screen shots from the original version of the project.

Technical requirements and licensing conditions for a set of software tools that allow simple creation of new exchanges, preparation and delivery of questionnaires, collection and publication of answers, and discussions.

Credits and Acknowledgements Archives

Last updated: January 31, 2007

Archived copies of Cultura exchanges since 1997.