CLIL presentation by Helen Baliou at PIERCE COLLEGE
PIERCE COLLEGE ,ATHENS
by Dr. Helen Baliou
ELT School Advisor , West Attica School District
Content-based instruction CBI
Content-based learning CBL
English for Specific Purposes ESP
Cognitive Academic Language Learning Activities CALLA
Language across the Curriculum LAC
Task-based learning TBL
• hard CLIL or soft CLIL?
• language-driven CLIL or content-driven CLIL?
• learning English or learning through English?
• using the language to learn or learning to use the language?
How should it be implemented?
• Where is CLIL?
• What is its relation to traditional ELT?
Lessons are student-centered
Ss work in a “can do” atmosphere
Ss explore topics
Students carry out projects
S’s engagement and entertainment is given
Differentiated instruction is implemented (non-level specific teaching)
Focus on thematic areas and vocabulary learning
lesson planning is multifocal
attention to topic and language
English as a medium of instruction
education as a whole
student is actively involved in language learning
more natural use of language