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.).
Enjoy your search!
Label of the day
Discovering Europe with Foreign Languages
Aims of the project:
• Showing that learning a foreign language may be interesting.
• Motivating and mobilizing foreign language learning – practical application of the language (trips to European countries, correspondence in a foreign language, reading childrens’ magazines in a foreign language, reading graded readers in a foreign language).
• Making the process of learning a foreign language more attractive – activating methods.
• Raising awareness of the helpful role of foreign language learning in getting to know the culture of European countries.
• Awaking interest in, shaping the tolerance of and an open attitude to cultural diversity.
• Correlation between foreign language learning and computer science.
• Shaping research and ordering skills as well as using information skills from different sources.
• Using acquired language skills outside the classroom – participating in
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