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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
The World of Sign Language. Multimedia Material for Teaching the Valencian Language to the Deaf

Fundación FESORD CV, in conjunction with the Linguistic Policy Department of the Conselleria d’Educació de la Generalitat Valenciana [Ministry of Education for the Government of the Region of Valencia], began preparing the material for “El món dels signes: material multimèdia per al’aprenentatge de valencià dirigit a persones sordes”. In this multimedia material, a deaf girl, Aina, who knows sign language and Valencian, accompanies and guides the students on their journey into diverse communication situations that require student’s interaction. This system makes learning Valencia highly dynamic, and also makes use of sign language, enabling students to learn this new language. The material is presented in a highly structured, easy to follow, fashion, using numerous visual resources as back-up. Valencian is used as the working language, and sign language is used for the subtitles, graphic ...

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