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!
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Foreign Language Learning Workshop
This project, with high levels of autonomous student participation, was developed to promote foreign - principally European - language learning. The interest lies in encouraging Spanish students - in an enjoyable way - to take on previously little-known foreign languages and cultures and overcome their fear of any hidden pitfalls. Students will thus be able to discover and respond to their needs, their difficulties and weaknesses in learning any given foreign language, by increasing their oral skills and their knowledge of the culture of European countries. Learning is made enjoyable, stimulating and motivating through the element of self-determination and the mainly autonomous nature of the work. The various educational materials used in the language workshop were developed by students. Most of these are educational games, covering points of grammar, word construction, culture and civi
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