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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
Series of learning objects/Õpiobajektide sari

This project was developed at the Language Centre of the University of Tartu following the needs of teaching practice. The issue of "location and movement of objects" is included in language learning at the elementary level and concerns all languages taught. Vocabulary and structures that are used here are different in the various languages and the translation into the native language is not a great help to many. So we came up with the idea of recording a video as a visual aid to this topic and make it a starting point of learning objects in eight languages: English, Estonian, German, French, Japanese, Modern Greek, Russian and Swedish. These interactive teaching materials contain not only the grammatical rules of each synchronized video but also a picture dictionary, a glossary of terms in two languages, grammar exercises and vocabulary. For foreigners who start learning a new language, ...

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