This title is part of the highly regarded Oxford Handbooks for Language Teachers series that covers the topics language teachers want to know more about. Recommended for reference, or for language teacher educators to use as a basis for teacher education courses and seminars. Provides support for both novice and experienced CLIL teachers. Areas covered include: the language used in CLIL, CLIL teacher training, materials design, and assessment in CLIL. Extra resources available on the website.
Recommended for: Practising language teachers, Language teacher educators, ELT and TESOL Masters and Diploma students.
This volume contains a wide range of novel ideas [and a] rich myriad of criteria, guidelines, and sample materials... While the chapters focus on CLIL practice, the book as a whole should be recognised for its theoretical contributions and recommendations. In relation to practice, there are two outstanding features which are worth mentioning. First, the authors succeed in illustrating every point made through real-life examples of teaching and learning situations as well as activities and materials which have been tried out in specific contexts... Second, their treatment of assessment is exemplar for it offers different courses of action based on the possible scenarios we can find in real institutions and educational systems... The CLIL pedagogy outlined in the volume shows how doable it can be through careful planning, reflection, and collaboration. This book succeeds its aim of offering a classroom-based vision of CLIL through a reader-friendly narrative. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism Immensely informative... many issues are clearly explained EL Gazette Where does anyone start when writing about CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning) - and how can they make it equally relevant to teachers tasked with teaching the functioning of the human respiratory system and those attempting to explain the Wars of the Roses to subtends of English history?... This book attempts to take into account some of this variety as it examines the nature of CLIL, the skills and techniques which this form of education demands, and some of the criteria required to ensure its success... [It is] richly illustrated with tasks from a large number of CLIL areas... Each chapter ends with a useful summary and recommendations for further reading [and] a glossary (particularly helpful in a field riddled with acronymns)... English Teaching Professional This volume is rich in content and concepts. It offers a wealth of concrete example of authentic materials to illustrate unambiguously the concepts fundamental to CLIL... The authors make a strong case that CLIL methodology is simply good pedagogy for all subject-matter teaching in both L1 and L2. Putting CLIL into Practice should definitely be required reading for all eachers. IATEFL Voices With this volume, readers are offered a fresh approach to thinking about what CLIL is and how to teach it... the excellent training and support covered in this book make it a must-have volume for anyone serious about CLIL. JALT Journal