Tag: Content and language integrated learning

CLIL in Practice – An Example Activity

CLIL in Practice – An Example Activity

What is CLIL?  The acronym CLIL stands for "Content and language integrated learning" and was coined by David Marsh to denote an approach to language teaching with a dual aim, namely learning a foreign langauge and simultaneously learning something new about a subject, new content.   In their 2010 book, Coyle, Hood & Marsh present four components - … Continue reading CLIL in Practice – An Example Activity

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Introduction to CLIL – Content & Language Integrated Learning

I am currently co-teaching a class on cultural studies and how culture can be taught and used within an EFL classroom. Imagine my surprise on hearing that my students - future EFL teachers at German secondary schools - had never heard of CLIL. The last couple of IATEFL conferences have been brimming with presentations and … Continue reading Introduction to CLIL – Content & Language Integrated Learning