SUN.COM has produced a methodology for the building of informal online language learning communities.
The document explains the main characteristics of the SUN.COM community, the way that social networking can fuel the users' interaction and the users' profiles and roles in the community. It also presents the kind of learning material that is suitable for this community as well as the learning activities that can be organized. Following this information, the focus is given on the registration process, on the evaluation of the community, on the technical design and support and on the ways to ensure the sustainability of the community. Finally, a list of references is provided to the reader in order to allow further reading for anyone willing to have more in-depth information on the subject.