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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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Policemen from Opoczno Conquer Europe: Integration Language Workshop

Police school students at Post-Secondary School in Drzewica and professionally active policemen from the municipalities of Opoczno and Drzewica attended integration language workshops. The workshops were organised for four groups – three English-speaking and one German-speaking. In addition to learning a foreign language, the classes covered police-related themes (such as police station design, equipment and supplies, types of crimes, types of offenders, punishment, suspect description, police report), and general topics (e.g. CV and motivational letter). The main source of ideas was the Internet (e.g. the lesson entitled International co-operation INTERPOL, during which INTERPOL website was viewed). The authors also used detective films in the original version, for which the teachers had developed sets of exercises and a textbook, English for Law Enforcement. Through participation in ...

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