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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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The ABC of the Building Industry

The project "The ABC of the Building Industry" ("ABC dell'edilizia") allows developing a multimedia interactive system for the linguistic preparation of young people who are carrying out a vocational training in the building field. The multimedia package is made of: an interactive CD-ROM in five languages, a guide for the tutor / teacher and a handbook. In its wholeness the package is a tool for the development of linguistic competences, which are valued as key competences within the vocational training course. The CD-ROM consists of three sections: an English courseware for beginners, a second courseware on vocational English, and a specific section for communication and business management. The project aims to support a growing field and to further some traditional jobs which will be challenged by new systems of communication technology. The linguistic teaching is strictly connected w ...

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