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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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Teaching German Language for Students with Dyslexia at Technical Colleges

The project's focus was to create conditions for tuition of German that would take into account the results of current research into learning disabilities. The assistance provided to students is drawn up according to the methods of Erster Österreichischer Dachverband Legasthenie in Klagenfurt. The students remain integrated within ordinary language groups, and during consultation classes they receive the individual tuition necessary to allow them to be included in the ordinary tuition framework and to be able to understand recited and written professional texts. Material is also prepared according to the principles set out in professional Czech and German written teaching literature, which contains mainly event-based exercises and terms that are complicated for dyslexics. The basis is the text, and all linguistic skills are taken into account when making up the exercises. In the field ...

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