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.).
Enjoy your search!
Label of the day
Language learning for the blind: listen and touch
Listen and Touch project started in 1 October 2002. The project addressed needs of blind and visually impaired adults and young adults in learning foreign languages and, in particular, learning English as a foreign language.The project started with the development of methods of foreign language teaching to the blind based on the communicative approach enriched with a variety of techniques appropriate for the blind. It promotes the concept of learning a foreign language through multi-sensory approach.
It presents various methods that can be successfully applied in the specific classroom. The strategies and techniques are based on the communicative approach. The main language skills (Speaking, Reading, Writing and Listening) are covered with the needs of the target learners.
Four language versions of the book are available (English, German, Greek and Bulgarian).
|Now available in 23 languages|