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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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English in Songs

The project “English in Songs” began in 2000 and it is supposed to be finished in 2005. Its main goal is to support foreign language teaching and learning children at pre-primary and primary schools through innovative methods and activities using melodic and attractive songs which are very appropriate for children at very early age. So far three CD ROMs with various songs have been produced: 1) "One, Two, Three" produced in 2000. It contains 18 songs and 7 orchestral versions in English and Slovak languages. 2) "Colours – Singing, Singing Everyday" created in 2002. There are 17 various songs and 8 orchestral versions in English, French and Slovak languages. 3) "ENGLISH IS EASY" produced in 2003, which contains 21 songs and 3 orchestral versions in British English, American English, French, Italian, Czech and Slovak languages. The famous Slovak music composer Mr. Ali Brezovský f ...

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