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CONTENT INTRODUCTION…………………………………………………………………….4 1. What is CLIL? ..........................................................................................................5 2. Five dimensions for introducing CLIL……………………………………………..6 3. Benefits of CLIL…………………………………………………………………....7 4. History of CLIL……………………………………………………………………10 5. CLIL’S situation in Lithuania……………………………………………………...12 6. The research of CLIL’S successfulness in tertiary level…………………………...13 7. Perspectives of CLIL……………………………………………………………….15 CONCLUSION………………………………………………………………………..17 LITERATURE INTRODUCTION CLIL - Content and Language Integrated Learning is a part of European Commission…show more content…
CLIL motivates. 1. CLIL is a member of the curriculum club. According to the European Commission: “Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL), in which pupils learn a subject through the medium of a foreign language...” This quotation endorses CLIL as a member of the curricular club. It seems uncontroversial because we do not know to what extent or to what level pupils ‘learn a subject’ through the foreign language, and we are left unaware of any reasons for doing CLIL. 2. CLIL has a dual focus. According to more detailed description: “CLIL refers to situations where subjects, or parts of subjects, are taught through a foreign language with dual-focused aims, namely the learning of content, and the simultaneous learning of a foreign language".(Marsh, D. 2002. Content and Language Integrated Learning: The European Dimension – Actions, Trends and Foresight Potential). This quote highlights some of the educational intention inherent to the CLIL paradigm. Through CLIL-type practice, subject content is learned at the same time with a foreign language. The ‘dual-focused’ objective would seem to be implying that CLIL shoots two birds at the same time. 3. CLIL buys us time. In European Commission’s quotation we encounter the following phrase: “It [CLIL] provides exposure to the language without requiring extra time in the curriculum”. This should promote an approach with a twin set of objectives. One of these objectives is clearly
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