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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
Have Fun with German!/Deutsch macht Spaß

Deutsch macht Spaß is the name of the company set up by five students, Eoin Corby, Finbar Horgan, Peter Quinn, Tiernan Nix and Cormac Britton, in the CBS High School, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary. Their aim is to produce a language pack for primary schools that involves a new and innovative approach to teaching and learning the German language through song and games. They also organise delivery of the pack directly to primary school pupils or provide instruction to teachers on how to implement the pack. The pack consists of: a CD containing original songs produced and sung by the students while playing the guitar, flute, piano and drums a colouring book containing educational sheets that reinforce what has been learnt from the songs a board game teaching the culture and geography of Germany and Ireland as well as getting the players to formulate their own German words handouts that incl ...

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