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
Speaking of Culture
The general aim of this project is the intercultural dialogue, since the project involves investigation about the cultural and historical heritage of each area, as well as the exchange of results among the partners. During this project following activities were carried out: (a) e-mail correspondence among students compiling of the web quest „The message in a bottle“; (b) comparison of common TV-shows film trailer about your own country; (c) comparison of most popular and less popular music styles; (d) students’ workshops carnival; (e) parade contest “Get to know my town”; (f) culinary contest “World cousin” and (g) creating a website and a newspaper „Speaking of culture“. As a result of the project, students have improved their linguistic competence and the sense of European and global identity.
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