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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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Including a Trip to England in the Curriculum of Secondary Students

The aim is to make the pupils masters of their own learning. The activities proposed in lessons respect the syllabus and school objectives of the class of Quatrième (third year of middle school); at the same time they have a direct bearing on the preparation and then analysis of the journey and the stay. The pupils work on something concrete; they are involved in a shared linguistic and cultural project that is well defined and very interesting. This generates a real dynamic in them that makes the teacher more effective in face-to-face teaching and enables the pupils to acquire new knowledge more easily. This teaching approach makes the pupils more accountable for their own learning. It develops their autonomy by empowering them: they have to prepare different kinds of documents: create slide shows, compile a travel file, take part in a photo contest - all this requires them to become mo ...

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