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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.

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Welcome to Graphoville

* Project Coordinator: Dominique Faure-Sadri * Project duration: October 2005 - September 2007 * Objectives: developing interactive DVD-ROM, with attractive and innovative teaching material for French classes ("Welcome to Graphoville ") and English ("Welcome to Graphoville "). The learner is led in a small town. 50 of its inhabitants, presented in a humorous way, are each one associated with a particular challenge of the English or French language. There are 50 sequences. Learners follow a process of discovery and deduction from clues such detectives. Similarly, verb tenses (forms and employment) are presented separately, through typical characters. The systematic use of every difficulty in one context can trigger automation for learners. It is the same for the English version where the problems are never treated them with respect to each other but separately (present perfect - past simp ...

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