What is VR for Language Learning?

We are on a mission to innovate in education

Virtual Reality has become one of the most innovative teaching tools in many educational sectors. Through this project, we are developing an innovative platform for carrying out collaborative group language exercises in the classroom. These will provide an opportunity for students to practise the target language in a fully immersive way, mimicking the well-established methodology of ‘Total Physical Response’ in a way that has not been used in language learning before.

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The Competitive Edge

These tools will enhance the effectiveness of language learning by boosting the motivation of students, increasing communicative competencies, improving student focus on details and enhancing their cognitive skills.

2022 ELTons awards

VR4LL is a finalist for the 2022 ELTons awards.

Our team is honored and proud to be considered for the ELTons award in the category of Digital Innovation!

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Explore endless possibilities!

Time and ideas are the only limits. Digital creation reveals a universe of opportunities waiting to be realised.

Meet our international team!

Bright minds think alike

VR4LL is carried out by five partner institutions from Croatia, Bulgaria, Romania and Spain. We share the same passion to bring the most advanced methodology to our students. The team combines a range of skills to meet their shared goals.

Jantar/IH Split

Language school

Jantar is the largest language school in Croatia offering language courses to more than 1600 students of all ages, year on year. We are a certified Cambridge Assessment English Exam Centre and the only International House school in Croatia. In the past, we have developed cutting-edge school management software funded through an EU grant for innovation. Our combination of experience in language teaching, teacher training, assessments and software implementation  makes us experts in the implementation of new technologies in language schools.

IH Bucharest

Language school

IH Bucharest is a language school with over 4000 students enrolled in language courses and language workshops, yearly. We are a member of both EAQUALS and International House World Organization. Our institution has a large number of educational experts for supervising, supporting and innovating teaching, including a team of psychologists who act as educational counselors. Their role is to study the permanent impact of teaching methods on students and teachers in order to contribute to the development of lifelong learning programmes.

IH Sofia

Language school

IH Sofia offers highly customised courses, adapting content and methodology for different age groups, in Bulgaria’s capital. We have over 20 years experience  developing customized, needs-based courses for over 350 public and private companies in Bulgaria, designed to meet their strategic needs and requirements. We design our own teaching materials integrating all modern approaches to language learning. In our VR project IH Sofia provides expertise in creating educational content for the VR technology.


VR development

Operating from Barcelona, Spain, Molehill has shares in a number of language teaching operations all over the world, as well as Net Languages, a cutting edge ICT company for developing interactive language courses. Our experience in language training innovation and implementation of new technologies in language schools globally, makes us a technological expert in design and development of VR technologies in VR4LL.


Education institute

Dante offers a variety of regional and international adult education workshops, courses and programmes for foreign language learning, teacher training, transferable skills training, entrepreneurship and management training. Our extensive experience in European projects and general contribution to the improvement of educational services in the local community makes us an expert in project management, implementation, dissemination and quality assurance.

IH Split

Address: A.B. Šimića 28, Split – Croatia



IH Bucharest

Str. C-tin Rad. Motru 29, Bucuresti – Romania



IH Sofia

Sitnyakovo blvd. 39a – Bulgaria




Pomerio 23, Rijeka – Croatia




Santa Ana 12, Barcelona – Spain

Molehill Holdings S.L.U.


Virtual World 1 is literally out of this world. It is an International Space Station orbiting the earth with great views of our beautiful planet and the stars beyond.

The Space Station is divided into several different rooms, each accessible through an electronic door. There is also a door to the outside which gives access to a walk way.

World 2 was built as a remote, uninhibited tropical island. The idea was to create a visually appealing and colorful world, one that would encourage exploration. As any real island, it is surrounded by vast body of water on all sides, featuring clear blue skies, palm trees and mysterious caverns.

The original idea for this world was to host tasks that would have the most similarity to escape room activities. Indeed, both tasks created through VR4LL projects were developed in escape room fashion: students must complete a series of steps in specific order and with specific outcome in order to escape the island.

Virtual World 3 is an adventure into the world of the Ancient Romans. You are immersed into the heart of the Roman Empire with impressive architecture, amphitheater entertainment and political intrigue.

The Roman city is divided into several sections including a courtyard, a marketplace, a temple and even a colosseum with underground dungeons.

Virtual World 4 was created as a challenge to generate spaces that are more friendly to the environment, understanding that the planet’s resources are running out.

The world itself presents a wide variety of pre-task opportunities and discussion topics. As students begin their journey surrounded by trees and snow having to locate the hut using the sun’s positioning different topics could be aimed at.

VR4LL app is now available on the Oculus store.

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