European Language Portfolio ELP I

Version for learners aged 7-11

ELP I guides learners at primary level in their language learning process. The aim of working with the ELP is to foster language awareness, to improve learners’ abilities to describe their language proficiency and to enhance their capacity to reflect on their learning and intercultural experiences. The ELP has been developed to foster learner autonomy in language learning, to stimulate an interest in multilingualism and to motivate language learners. Quadrilingual version: German, French, Italian and Romansh.

Teacher’s guide

Background information, ideas and additional material serve to guide and support teachers as they work with the European Language Portfolio in class. The teacher’s guide presents the main functions and objectives of its use in foreign language teaching and shows how working with the Portfolio is embedded in the objectives of the Council of Europe’s international Language Portfolio project. In order to help teachers plan their lessons, the guide gives practical examples of the ELP’s attractive options to assess and guide foreign language learning.