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What does CLIL mean ?

CLIL METHODOLOGY. 

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EnglishWithSophia follows the principles of CLIL, Content and Language Integrated Learning.

What is CLIL?

The CLIL approach involves learning subjects such as history, geography or others, through an additional language. It can be very successful in enhancing the learning of languages and other subjects, and developing a positive ‘can do’ attitude towards themselves as language learners.

 

Positive things about CLIL:

Pillars of CLIL

Who is it addressed to?

Homeschoolers who want to improve both their command of English language and knowledge on geography, art or history.

Middle and High School students who want to progress in their use of English.

ESL(English as a Second Language) students who are bored of seeing that their ability at speaking, reading, writing or listening does not improve as it should.

EnglishWithSophia follows the principles of CLIL, Content and Language Integrated Learning. This approach involves learning subjects such as history, geography or others, through an additional language. It can be very successful in enhancing the learning of languages and other subjects, and developing a positive ‘can do’ attitude towards themselves as language learners

1- Motivation in learning is intrinsic, because the learner quickly finds the practical use of the object of learning

2-Language is authentic, in real situations

3-It introduces a wider cultural context

4- It prepares students for internationalization in a global world

5- It prepares students for future studies and working life.

Things to keep in mind !!

1. Language

2. The 4Cs

3. Scaffolding

4. The 3As

5. Cummins Matrix