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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
Languages for Interculturality in Foreign Trade

The project aims to provide a specific linguistic training for students of the Economic Faculty, through the teaching of two European languages. The improvement of the linguistic competences is a target of the "Laurea breve" in Foreign Trade (a short university course with the duration of three years), which has been recently changed in a "Diploma di Laurea". The project has been worked out and achieved in the territory of Piedmont, where the small and medium concerns have a more and more important economic role. The general objective of the project is therefore to give an international, European prospect to the managers of the territory. The teaching targets are the improvement of the elementary linguistic skills (oral and written expression and comprehension), and the development of generic and vocational communication competences. The problems of interculturality applied on economy ar ...

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