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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
Turkish Air Force Academy Content-Based English Language Teaching Program (TuAFA-CBELTP)

In the Turkish Air Force Academy (TuAFA), a Content Based English Language Teaching Program (TuAFA-CBELTP) has been developed and adopted by the Department of Foreign Languages since the academic year 2007-2008. This program was prepared in accordance with the needs of the Turkish Air Force and aims to improve the effectiveness of TuAFA cadets in their respective fields. There are basically three phases of the program. During the first phase of the program, learners follow a series of course books in order to reach a certain level in terms of General English aiming at improving four skills: reading, writing, listening, and speaking. The series is topic-based and composed of five sets at different levels advancing in a linear way aiming at developing critical thinking skills of the learners as well. Learners start studying each book at different levels; therefore, some follow all five w ...

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