CLIL - Content and Language Integrated Learning Teaching Teenagers and Adults
Our Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) course is for lower intermediate and above speakers of English who teach at secondary and tertiary level (11 years and older).
The course explores the techniques and methodology underlying CLIL. CLIL helps students at secondary and tertiary level to learn English and gain knowledge of curricular subjects by learning those subjects in English.
- English required level: Minimum B1
- Minimum age: 21
- Minimum course size: 4
- Maximum course size: 15
- Cost: £710 (2 weeks)
- Course length: 2 weeks
- Course days: Monday to Friday
- Study hours: 27 hours, 30 minutes
- Lesson times: 09:00–12:00 and 13:15 – 15:15 (13:15-16:30 for July and August courses)
- Start dates: 22 January, 23 July, 20 August
Who is this course for?
This course is for teachers who are teaching another subject, such as geography, history or sciences, but using English as a second language. It is perfect for teachers who are looking for strategies and skills to better support students.
Choose this course if you have a B1 lower intermediate (CEFR) or above level of English and teach at secondary and tertiary level (11 years and older). If you're not sure of your English level, please take our English level test.
By the end of the course, you will have:
- developed an understanding of the key challenges and benefits of CLIL
- explored ways of integrating subject and language learning
- shared teaching ideas from your own classroom experience
- produced a range of materials and activities for a CLIL curriculum
- learned to adapt materials for language learning in a CLIL subject
CLIL integrates subject and language learning in the classroom in a total immersion style, without the need for extra lessons. CLIL is being widely introduced at all levels of education at schools and colleges worldwide.
You will work with your tutor to produce a wide range of materials and activities that can be used as part of a CLIL curriculum.
Some subjects that may be covered are:
- exploring ways to allow learners more contact with the target language
- teaching the functional and core language necessary for the subject matter
- evaluating, selecting and adapting published and authentic materials for a CLIL curriculum
- developing awareness and understanding of syllabus and course design
- using a task-based learning approach to develop students’ speaking skills
- developing students' speaking, listening, reading and writing skills
- introducing and practising new language (grammar/vocabulary/function)
- developing students’ pronunciation
- exploring techniques for correcting oral and written learner errors
- developing awareness of and responding to different learning styles
- using technology to enhance learning
- using project work in the classroom
- exploring different approaches to testing and assessment
Sample course programme
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