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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.).

Enjoy your search!

Label of the day
Sign Language Teaching with Support of Online Sign Language Dictionary and Other Multimedia Support and Other Web Services for People who Are Interested in Sign Language

The aim of Hallatlan Foundation’s activities is to further increase the use and teaching of Hungarian Sign Language. Its online sign language dictionary ( and CD-ROMs pursue this aim as well. The novelty of the website is significant with regard to sign language learning. The content is available in repetitive videos which can be helpful in the acquirement of the signs and the mimicry. The mimicry is essential in sign language. On you can search for the signs in alphabetical order or with reference to the topics, which supports the focused learning. The website is completely available both in Hungarian and in English. The website is more than a recent, effective dictionary – the further services (forum, chat, quiz games, news, etc.) can ensure the active learning of sign language and provide information and social content for anybody. The interactive sign ...

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