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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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From Sancho Panza to Obélix, from Carmen to Bécassine

Spanish teachers working with their colleagues in Technology have developed a teaching tool with pupils from Troisième (final year of middle school). This material offers middle-school pupils a fun approach to learning about the myths and legends of Spain. It contains two components, 1. printed documents intended for pupils from Sixième and Cinquième (first two years of middle school) including: • a series of identity cards corresponding to the characters studied, • a Happy Families card game, with 8 families. 2. a bilingual CD-ROM in two parts intended for pupils from Quatrième and Troisième (final two years of middle school): • one part presenting the myths and legends, • the other proposing multiple-choice questions and crosswords to enable pupils to assess their knowledge. The cultural content and choices of the major figures in Spanish heritage support the process of learning and d ...

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