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European Language Label

Welcome to the ELL database for innovative projects in language teaching and learning.

This database contains projects that have received the European Language Label since 1999 (for the pilot phase 1998-99, please refer to "The European Label: catalogue of projects 1998-99").

The database aims to inspire practitioners, stakeholders and policymakers by presenting "best practices" in the field of language teaching and learning.

The European Language Label is awarded to local, regional, and national projects that have found creative ways to improve the quality of language teaching, motivate students, make the best use of available resources to diversify the languages on offer, and other innovative initiatives.

You can search the database according to a number of different criteria:

■      Year of the award
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■      Educational sector(s)
■      Pedagogical theme(s)
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You can also combine up to all of these criteria to conduct a more focused search. Your query will generate a list of the projects and individuals that have been awarded Labels – just click on the names to learn more (contact details, etc.).

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Vocal Training, Recitation and Dramatization in English Teaching at Elementary School in International Cooperation Context

The project of integration of drama and rhetoric methods into the English and Czech classes started in 2011. We started with building up a language laboratory at our school and using it on a daily bases. Our students recorded during lessons and the recordings were stored for later analysis of their progress. We use regularly the VOXOPOP ( site, camcorders and microphones. We started to perform theatre plays and recite poems in English and Czech. We established an international cooperation by contacting the John Paul II basic school in Siedlce, Poland. Our students exchange their screenplays and poetry; they participate in online chats and prepare presentations. We agreed that the Polish students would arrive to Pilsen to play their show for Czech audience and vice versa our students would play a theatre performance in Poland. This cooperation is focused on the improvement ...

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