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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
EPHRAS - Multilingual Phraseological Learning Material on the CD-ROM

EPHRAS is the two-year-project being realised within the Socrates Lingua 2 action (from 2004 to 2006), conducted by the Faculty of Arts, University of Maribor. The participants were the leading researchers on the fields of phraseology, didactics and e-learning software development from Austria, Slovakia, and Hungary. The project was originated from lack of phraseology in textbooks and in other teaching materials, even if phraseology was proved to have very important role in everyday conversation. The main aims of the project were to enable the appropriate publications and to offer sufficient theoretical knowledge. Both aims were realised with the CD-ROM EPHRAS. It contains (1) phraseological data base with over 4000 phrases in four languages (German phrases, being the original source) Slovene, Slovakian and Hungarian equivalents were added) and (2) exercises (interactive, self-explain ...

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