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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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Using a Log and a Blend of Other ICTs with Learners of German to Promote Language Learning, Improve Technology Skills, Heighten Student Engagement and Provide Formative Feedback

This project ran from January to April 2010 with a group of seventeen fi rst-year students of German at the Institute of Technology Blanchardstown. The student group comprised a mixture of school leavers and mature students who ranged in age from 17 to 47. Approximately half the group were beginners in the language while the remainder had studied German to Leaving Certifi cate level. Students were enrolled on a degree course in either International Business or in General Business and were taking German as one of six modules in the second semester of their fi rst year. The student body contained a wide range of cultural backgrounds and eight students had a language other than English as their fi rst language. At the beginning of the project, students set up an individual blog using www. The blog was used to cover topics which would be included in an oral ...

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