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
Busuu.com: the language learning community
In the 21st Century, dealing with people personally and professionally around the world has become a true necessity. Learning languages prevails as the best communication tool. It is within this context that we encounter the initiative of the company Busuu Online S.L., designers of an interactive language teaching-learning programme that promotes language teaching around the world.
The name of this language learning initiative is derived from Busuu, a language originating from Cameroon that only eight people speak. Busuu.com encourages its users, who total more than one hundred thousand, to interact directly with other community members via a video chat application through which the users improve their knowledge of languages with the help of native speakers. Therefore, the community corrects and improves each student's written exercises. The busuu.com users are not just foreign langu
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