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What is Content and Language Integrated Learning

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A competence-based teaching approach which was coined back in the 1990s in Europe, and has recently expanded to other international educational systems and contexts. The philosophy behind CLIL is to teach both the subject and the language, so the two of them are effectively integrated and used naturally.
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CLIL in Pre-Primary Education: A Qualitative Analysis of Teachers' Views in a Spanish Context
Ana Otto (Complutense University, Spain)
Copyright: © 2024 |Pages: 16
DOI: 10.4018/979-8-3693-3073-9.ch009
Content and language-integrated learning (CLIL) has experienced an exponential growth with its implementation into international pre-primary education contexts. But pre-primary CLIL has to be suited to the main principles of early childhood education and care (ECEC) and thus respect very young learners' idiosyncratic features in terms of their development and acquisition. In 2004, the Madrid regional government implemented the Spanish-English bilingual programme granting students the opportunity to study English as an additional language and receive instruction for other subjects through English. In the academic year 2017-2018, the programme extended to the very early years, and it is currently run in all bilingual schools. The main aim of this contribution is to discuss the potential applicability of CLIL for pre-primary education and to analyze the teachers' views in Madrid by means of two focus groups.
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Performance-Based Assessment in CLIL: Competences at the Core of Learning
An umbrella term depicting different educational realities in which subjects or parts of the curriculum are taught through the medium of an additional language other than the students’ mother tongue.
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Addressing Pedagogical and Linguistic Challenges in CLIL Assessment
Also known as CLIL, is an educational approach in which an additional language is used as the vehicle of instruction to teach content subjects other than students’ L1 and its literature. Although it originated in Europe and initially was applied to primary and secondary education, it has already evolved into an international model which is currently implemented in pre-primary and vocational schools in some contexts.
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