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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
Multimedia Correspondence in English

The aim of the project is to make the learning of a foreign language meaningful by ensuring that the pupils can make practical use of foreign languages by communicating with classes in foreign schools using different modes of communication (correspondence, audio-visual media, e-mail).Requirements connected with the geographical situation: Learning a foreign language undoubtedly takes on a different meaning depending on whether the language is being taught in Dunkirk, Toulouse or Clermont-Ferrand. In our region, in the interior of France where foreign communities are still seen as unusual and where regional languages have long since ceased to be passed on, there is no immediate need to learn English, German, Spanish, Italian or any other language. The school trips and exchanges offered to pupils are often too short to enable them to overcome the culture shock they experience and therefore ...

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