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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
■      Projects by country
■      Educational sector(s)
■      Pedagogical theme(s)
■      Target language(s) of the projects

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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Label of the day
EuRom5 - Reading and Understanding 5 Romance Languages: Portoguese, Italian, French, Italian and Catalan

EuRom5 is primarily a methodology for the development of multilingual receptive competence in five Romance languages simultaneously: Portuguese, Spanish, Catalan, Italian and French. It proposes a process based on an inter-comprehension approach, leading the speaker of one of the five languages to learn to understand written texts - in a very short time - in the other four languages. All this by utilizing the awareness of their similarities that is present in any speaker. The objective is to lead the reader to the comprehension of written texts on issues of a general nature, or regarding his/her specific interests. EuRom5 is aimed to adult speakers of one of the five languages. At the end of the course, the learner reaches a proficiency level that can vary between B1 and B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages in the reading ability. The methodology is support ...

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