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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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Global Historic Simulation: The Port of Piraeus in the 5th Century B.C. for Secondary Sudents Studying a 2nd Language

* Project coordinators: Béliard Jérôme and Gravé-Rousseau Guillaume, teachers at the European School of Luxembourg * Start / End of project :2006-2008 * Overall objective: to become aware of a common European culture while working on its founding documents; develop a common European citizenship and democracy of learners of different language sections; establish language II in their role as a tool for Culture; make the learners become actor of their own learning. * Activities: Imagine a whole world of reference; choose an identity within that world and to simulate all the activities that this universe of discourse can generate. Each student must create a character living in ancient Greece and to live every day, based on the course of history not to commit an anachronism. Global simulation has the advantage of developing on the one hand a common project of the classes L2 and humanities lik ...

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