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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
The Simulation of Commercial Business

Starting 2002, Colegiul Economic Buzau take part in a project “The Simulation of Commercial Transactions” with Obchodni Akademie ,Brno/Czech Republic and Istituto Tecnico Commerciale Statale e per Geometri “Aulo Ceccato”, Thiene/Italy. Students of business schools will work in business in their future jobs. They will have to work and communicate with people of different countries and cultures. This project will help them produce a change in mentality which can be reached by comparing different ways of behaviour in the different countries. By such fictive business transactions they will learn that the cross-cultural differences are not an objection to a successful communication. There are groups of students from different schools. Each group is divided into small teams of 2 – 4 students, which cooperate with their partner team from the other school and exchange business letters fo ...

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