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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
Healthy Languages

The project "Healthy Languages" was carried out within a two-year "Leonardo da Vinci" project: language skills and competences. It is the result of the cooperation of 6 partner countries: Slovenia, the Czech Republic, Austria, Germany, Great Britain and Italy; one of the partner institutions was Secondary school for nursing Ljubljana. The project began in 2003 and was completed in 2005. The aim of the project was to create learning material for health workers, aiming primarily at practical nurses and registered nurses who are non-native speakers. The purpose of this material is to provide the user with the basics of the professional language (Slovenian, English, German, Italian and Czech), which would facilitate the communication between them and their clients. With the help of this material the learner can acquire the basic communication ability necessary to successfully communicate ...

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