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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
New Ways in English Language Teaching Through Sharing Experiences

The project aims to identify problems about English language teaching and find new ways such as creative ideas, new approaches in ELT in order to minimize the problems in ELT. The main goal of the project is to improve the methods in ELT and to compare education system in ELT in Turkey and Romania. Besides sharing experiences in teaching English as a foreign language, each partner learns much more about the partner country in terms of its own history, geography, education system, tradition, customs and culture. We contributed to improving the system of foreign language teaching and learning at different levels of education, taking into account: curricula, materials, methodology, class management, educational technology and assessment techniques. The project has been carried out in two parts. One is related to difficulties, problems and solutions for problems of English teaching for teach ...

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