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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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Modern Greek, a Diachronic Approach to Greece

As part of the Comenius project, two teachers (one teacher of English, one teacher of French) spend a week in the secondary school in Anoliossa (Greece) and then host a Greek teacher of English in France. A lecturer from Paul Valéry University in Montpellier is assisting with the project. A modern Greek department has been set up within the framework of the diversified curricula available to second-year pupils and outside the scope of the Comenius project. Forty-five pupils from the school are currently studying Greek for one-and-a-half hours each week. The success of the project can be seen in the number of pupils who were registered for classes in Greek at the start of the new term in September 1999: classes were arranged for second-, third- and fourth-year pupils. Our project has two distinctive features:- it is consistent with the spirit of modern Europe, as it promotes numerous cont ...

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