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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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Label of the day
Learning Languages Differently at Lycée Aline Mayrisch

Project Objectives: - 'Improving language learning by making students active with the consequent integration of the four language areas defined by the CEFR - Giving pleasure through learning the language by making students more active -they should control their own learning - Bring each student at his best level - with a choice of different languages - To help students acquire good knowledge of the language : they should be able to express whatever they want, whenever they want, with the appropriate language Project activities: - Use the laptop for listening activities and working on language - Activities Commission (Reading Challenge) and meetings with authors of Youth (Marie-Aude Murail, Sophie Morgenstern, Sophie Dear, Yael Hassam, Jean-Claude Mourlevat, Armel Job Fartou Diome) - Centered learning on a thematic approach tailored to the interests and age of learners - Methodological as ...

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