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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
Lingo Club

The Tandem/Lingo Club was set up in 2006 in order to encourage language learning and promote the integration of Erasmus students at LyIT. The initial goal of the club was purely linguistic, i.e. to allow people of different nationalities to meet in order to exchange conversation, thereby improving their language proficiency. Over the years, however, the remit of the club has grown to include more intercultural activities such as dancing, school visits and competitions etc. The club also organises events which will allow members to meet and discover places of local interest in Donegal. This year the club has visited Glenveagh National Park, the Giant’s Causeway and Arranmore Island. In 2008 the club became an official LyIT club with over 100 members and funding from Clubs and Societies. The club also encourages natives of the Gaeltacht to join up and offer Irish conversation to ou ...

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