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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:

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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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Welcome to Mötz

At Mötz primary school (ages: 6-10), both French and Italian have been offered since September 1998 as optional subjects (for gifted pupils) alongside English as a compulsory subject; in addition, the use of new technologies has also been incorporated, in particular to promote independent language learning. In September 1998, initial contacts were made with Italian schools. Since November 1999, the secondary schools in Haiming and Silz and the primary school in Silz have also been involved in the project. In May 1999 and May 2000, a joint (bilingual) teaching week was held for children from Dimaro and Mötz; in August 1999, 105 children from Val di Non and Val di Sole took part in the summer academy at Mötz.Aims and content, description of innovation:Testing of attractive approaches to foreign-language learning in primary school; involvement of parents in the modern-language and partnersh ...

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