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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.).

Enjoy your search!

Label of the day
Language Trap: An Adaptive Language Learning Video Game

Participating schools: Mount Temple Comprehensive, Malahide Road; Blackrock College, Co. Dublin; St Dominic’s College, Cabra; St Kilian’s German School, Clonskeagh; and Coláiste Ráithín, Bray, Co. Wicklow. Language Trap is an innovative language learning video game for Leaving Certifi cate German students. The game aims to immerse students in an interactive game world that seamlessly blends language learning with motivating game play. Through the use of personalisation techniques and technologies, Language Trap uniquely tailors the learning experience to each player. Each student is presented with learning content suitable for their abilities and is supported with guidance and feedback that is tailored around their experiences. Through the use of an interactive dialogue system the game allows students to practice guiding and interacting with relevant German conversa ...

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