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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
Play .... Sing...Speak... In English!

The school “II° Circolo Didattico Via Napoli – Modugno” carried out a project concerning the integration of foreign students in the scholastic field through the fulfilment of multimedia product. The CD produced, “Play .... Sing...Speak... In English!” allowed Italian and foreign students (including a relevant group of ROMA) to get to know each other and, above all, to identify themselves in a common linguistic perspective (the English language). This happened despite the fact that they came from other countries where personal habits, cultures and languages were completely different. During the whole duration of the project it was important to build a first approach of awareness towards a different culture, as well as create relationships and exchange among students of different nationalities, by using English as vehicular language.
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