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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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Abc: Auhof Business Course

The project (1998/99 to 2003/04) is at school level. Special expenditure is covered by sponsoring. The aim of this language project is to promote foreign-language competence among students (ages: 15-19) in view of the growing demands of the European and international markets. This aim is to be achieved by a "natural approach", i.e. pupils use English as a working language in a course devoted to international marketing. The teachers are either native speakers or have international experience and also possess formal qualifications in English, as the language of instruction. This natural approach to language is supported by supplementary classes in English Communication (3 in the first two years, 2 in the third year) with a native speaker. In addition, an intensive language week or period of work experience is held abroad every year. In the third year, the First Cambridge Certificate is obl ...

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