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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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Curriculum for Intensive Teaching of French Language and Culture in Pärnu Coeducational Gymnasium

The curriculum for intensive teaching of the French language and culture in Pärnu Coeducational Gymnasium included various activities such as international projects and youth exchanges with France, international projects with schools teaching French, collaborative studying based on Internet options like blogs, Facebook and other social networks, cooperation with other schools and countries, collaboration with the French Embassy and the French Institute in Tallinn, French art history courses in French, basic French courses for teachers, educational trips to Paris and to France, collaboration with other Estonian gymnasiums teaching French (Tartu Descartes Lyceum), conversation courses in French with native speakers, French culture weeks at school, successful participation in French competitions in November 2012 and March 2013, additional courses teaching French cultural history. The goal ...

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