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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
Developing a Legal English Textbook

Teaching materials available on the market prior to publishing the textbook did not relate to the system of Polish law and were based on British or American law, which is utterly different. So there was a need to develop a textbook, which could be used by Polish students in order to become competent in professional jargon. The textbook was a result of a multi-stage project, the first stage included the preparing of original and working materials based on information about the areas of law. Having prepared the recordings and a glossary, a working version was tested by prospective users, i.e. students of law and professional lawyers. After the proofreading, preparing the layout and obtaining the reviews, the book was published and sent out to the recipients. The project results include a legal English textbook, which combines content and language learning, and a curriculum for teaching le ...

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