CLIL Teaching Methodology Courses

Many more children and teenagers are now learning different subjects using English (CLIL). This course will train teachers in the methodology of CLIL - Content and Language Integrated Learning. (Min. age 18 yrs.) TKT in CLIL available.

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Content and Language Integrated Learning - (CLIL)

This course is suitable for teaching professionals with a B1+ or higher level of English.

It is designed for:

  • Teachers and classroom assistants who teach subjects through English (i.e. History, Geography etc.) to primary or secondary students.

  • Teachers who currently teach a subject other than English in their native language but who are interested in integrating English into their lessons.

  • English as an Additional Language (EAL) teachers who work with non-native speaker teachers in mainstream classes.

  • Teaching professionals interested in exploring the key principles of CLIL.

The course aims to train teachers in the methodology of CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning). It combines a focus on developing an understanding of the key principles and terminology of CLIL with an emphasis on exploring practical ideas to help better integrate the teaching of language and content in the classroom. The input sessions follow a communicative structure so course participants can experience a sample of activities that they can take with them to their own teaching context.

CLIL Classes include the following topics:

  • Aims and Rationale of CLIL Language Demands of Subject,

  • Content and Task Materials selection and adaptation

  • Planning a lesson

  • Cognitive skills across the curriculum

  • Learning Skill And Learning Strategies

  • Scaffolding content and language learning

  • Consolidating learning and differentiation

  • Approaches to assessment

  • Activity types and reflection on the course

  • General English Classes (2 hours per day) These classes are at the appropriate CEFR levels ( B1-C2). These classes are taught by qualified teachers with experience of online teaching. In these classes the participants have the chance to improve their own level and at the same time experience a range of teaching approaches that they can implement in their own classroom teaching .

  • Guided learning (1 hour per day via Neo) The participants have access to our asynchronous CLIL programme delivered via Neo.

Topics include:

  • CLIL in your classroom

  • Language across the curriculum

  • Communication skills across the curriculum

  • Using visual organisers

  • Reflecting on your own material adaptation

  • Reflecting on LOTS and HOTS in your classroom

  • Assessment in the CLIL classroom

  • Online CLIL Course

Outcomes:

  • Improved command of your English for classroom management

  • Increased awareness of the current trends in CLIL

  • A greater repertoire of activities to integrate English into your teaching context

  • Increased cultural awareness

Dates 2022 (one or two weeks starting on):

  • 4 July, 18 July, 1 Aug, 15 Aug 2022

Price:

£400 a week