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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
Language coaching

The non-profit organisation ASTI a.s.b.l. has been proposing its pilot project "Language coaching" since the beginning of school year 2009-2010. This project is based on the observation that many people enrolled in the ASTI Luxembourgish courses rarely have the opportunity to practice this language outside the classroom. They often complain about the lack of Luxembourgish speakers in their immediate environment (family, circle of friends, workplace), with whom they could practice the language regularly. The "language coach" project is part of the intermediate course in Luxembourgish (Level A2). In addition to the regular courses, learners have the opportunity to meet a volunteer who acts as a coach. This allows a sustained practice of the language through regular contacts and practice. The project operates as follows: 1) ASTI recruits volunteers, if possible with Luxembourgish m ...

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