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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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MuSSS English 1 and 2: A Model for Blended Language Learning

The blended learning modules in this project were developed with the goal of offering four required English courses, which normally take four semesters to complete in traditional F2F classes, in two consecutive semesters. The program, in particular, offers students who live far away from the university or have other time constraints, such as working hours, child or elderly care responsibilities, the opportunity to complete their requirements without an otherwise long delay. The modules are accredited for the Master's and Bachelor's degrees in Business and Economics, as well as for the Master's degree in Pedagogy of Education, the Bachelor's of Sociology, as well as being offered as an elective in other curricula. The module system also offers a more intensive form of learning the language, as the focus and work are more concentrated in one semester. Each module consists of two complem ...

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