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.).
Enjoy your search!
Label of the day
Polish course for missionaries and guides
The aim of the project is to enable foreign missionaries to adapt in their Polish professional environment as quickly as possible and to provide them with the specialist course of Polish as a foreign language with taking into consideration cultural differences. The project have contributed a lot to the methodology of teaching Polish as a foreign language since the target group is very specific with special requirements and a totally new approach and materials have had to be adopted. For that purpose two elements have been treated as priority: possibility of close contacts with the natives and seeking universal values as far as cultural component is concerned. Similar approach have been adopted for teaching foreign tourist guides from Israel and for teaching German clearance officers working on Polish-German border.
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