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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
Vocabulary Games

This is a CD that contains 10 interactive games destined to 10-14 year old children who learn French as a foreign language aiming at vocabulary acquisition. The games are not of the same difficulty, but they are all within level A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Each game covers a different topic, combining vocabulary, small comprehension sentences, pictures and music. The 10 topics that are covered are: house, family, food, class, activities, professions, clothes, animals, countries & nationalities and people. The games are interactive: it is indicated whether the users’ answers are right or wrong. If the answer is wrong, they are given the chance to answer again, whereas if it is right, they are led to the next question. The users can quit the game at any moment and start a new one. When they finish a game they are praised. The rhythm of the game is determ ...

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