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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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Bilingual Teaching with Specific Curriculum

The French teaching department in the Leőwey Klára Secondary School wishes to promote the French Language so that it acquires a worthy place in Hungary beside the most widely learnt language, English. The project is at the same time a francophone cultural mission which aims at getting to know the francophone community - which consists of approximately 50 countries. As an outcome, by the end of the first year of education learners are able to speak French at intermediate level, and by the fifth year they have fluent skills, thus curricular subjects and other special subjects can be and are taught to students in French from the second year of education onwards. The French Department of the Leőwey Secondary School has four specific aims: 1. teaching civilization, History and studies about the European Union in French; 2. teaching drama and dance in French; 3. teaching learning methods for s ...

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