Peer Mentoring for Language Learning

Title of the Good Practice

Peer Mentoring for Language Learning

Description of the Good Practice

Peer Mentoring for Language Learning pairs experienced language learners with beginners. Mentors guide learners through language acquisition, provide feedback, and foster a supportive learning community. Regular check-ins and collaborative projects are integral to this practice.


  • Peer Mentoring
  • Language Acquisition
  • Community


Target language for language learning varies based on participants’ needs.

Number of participants

Groups of 2, as many as you wish.

Type of training

Face to Face but can also be done online.

Number and type of exercises

Minimum 1, can be extended as many as 3-5 exercises.


1 hour, up to 3 hours.

Target Audience

Adult language learners at different proficiency levels.

Competences/skills that you will require

  • Mentoring skills
  • Language proficiency
  • Cultural competence
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication skills



Consideration as a GP

  • Measurable Indicators: Number of mentor-mentee pairs, retention rates, and learner progress assessments.
  • Results: Improved language proficiency, increased confidence, and a sense of belonging among participants. Success stories and strong peer connections demonstrate its effectiveness.