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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
Learn English Through Songs

The project: With the backing of their 5 teachers, 80 pupils have set up from scratch their own website offering songs highlighting English grammar. The intention of this website is to provide pupils, English teachers belonging to the school itself and other schools, as well as anyone else surfing the web, with a repository of extracts from songs (presented in the form of "truncated" videos illustrating as many grammatical and lexical points as possible. Results: Pupils have dealt with a wide range of grammatical points. They now know where to look if they have forgotten a rule. They have also learned how to make intelligent use of a search engine and how to create a web page. Each teacher can view the website site in the context of a year-end review. Moreover the website is open to other Internet users, offering a fun way of coming to grips with English grammar. Grammar is no l ...

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