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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
T.E.A. (Teach in English Atmosphere) Room

The project aims to bring innovation in English language teaching and speaking activities, to develop speaking language skills of the 1st grade students having started a new foreign language education at our school. Every fortnight our school canteen is regularly transformed into the T.E.A. room . Here, the English speaking atmosphere is composed by itself; drinking tea and coffee prepares the chatting atmosphere, the live music relaxes, the established stands offer enjoyment and sharing, the games that are played increase their English vocabulary. Also, our school staff is eager to join this atmosphere composed by the leadership of our English teachers and our language assistant (who came from Germany) and all participants have a chance to develop and practise their own English. In this atmosphere, the participants feel forced to speak English. Teach in English Atmosphere, T.E.A. room p ...

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