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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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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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Italian Language and Banking Communication

The aim of the project is to develop learning path that can enhance the linguistic and communicative competence of non-native speaker bank staff (with an A2-B1 linguistic competence level), in order to allow them to master on-the-job communication with Italian colleagues. The project is addressed to 545 Romanian mother tongue employees, who work for an Italian banking group. The learning path is organized in two steps, implemented on a learning platform: Aula web-Italiano comune and Aula web- Italiano bancario. The first one is composed of 3 learning modules (12 learning units), that aim to develop several language skills, listening, reading, writing and speaking abilities, concerning the personal domain, and to arouse interest in Italian language and culture. At the end on this step students reach A2 level of communicative competence and they can undertake the second step, which is comp ...

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