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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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Improving Reading Comprehension in German-as-a-Foreign-Language Classes Through CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning) – Language Learning as a Way of Supporting the Teaching of Non-Linguistic Subjects (History)

Project period from 09/15/07 to 04/07/08 Project Coordinator: Ms. Juliane Beyenburg-Buss • Goals: To improve the reading skills of French-speaking students in the subject of German language and the non-language subjects (in this story) introduction to the autonomous text recovery through the development of learner-centred strategies, performance improvement in the non-language subjects through a better understanding of the text • Activities: team teaching, in history with common training and processing, and analysis worksheets of increasing difficulty; development and consolidation of certain techniques aimed at creating a personal repertoire of strategies for better and faster understanding of the text in the ALLET- courses on the basis of additional worksheets for history, practice presentation techniques with special emphasis on the oral presentation for better cooperation in all su ...

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