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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
Discussing in English in a Group

In order to cater for the growing demand of students from different faculties of Warsaw University for linguistic training, a special web site has been created for learning English. This tool is supposed to help the students overcome the fear of making presentations in a foreign language in public and discussing in a group. The course includes such elements as the rules of conducting the discussion, starting the meeting, giving the floor to the interlocutor, breaking the discourse, expressing opinions, answering questions, summarising, concluding, ending the discussion, etc. On the whole the course is meant for the students who have already achieved the level B2 according the CEF scale. The new learning materials are provided on the web site every week. E-mail is used as a communication tool for home works. The final exam takes place in real time at the University and is based on the par ...

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