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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
Digital Multilingualism

On the initiative of the Croatian Culture and Documentation Centre, the ARGE Ethnic Groups of Burgenland was established. It is composed of adult education institutions of the three national minorities in Burgenland (Croats, Hungarians, Roma) and other ethnic group associations. With national support, a digital language course for all three minority languages was created. The course consists of a combo box with one CD for each language and is aimed at beginners. It teaches vocabulary and structure for everyday situations and — in addition to the usual language exercises — also offers grammar exercises and other elements, such as puzzles and fill-in-the-blanks. The materials can be used in both adult education and self-study courses. The modern teaching material created for the three Austrian minority languages can also be used beyond the borders of Austria and represent an important step ...

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