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  • 1. CONTEXT: CLIL AND THE EU G1469 – AICLE – Prof. Isadora Norman
  • 2. Context: Europe  1958: European Economic Community (ECC) decides on the official languages:  Dutch  French  German  Italian  http://eur- 001:EN:NOT  http://eur- R0001:20070101:EN:PDF Bentley (2010) The TKT Course: CLIL Module
  • 3. Context: Europe  1976: ECC publishes joint resolution on linguistic education policy   1978: Proposal to encourage using L2 as a means of instruction  1983: Discussion on the need to improve FL teaching and ―promote, encourage and facilitate the teaching of the languages of (ECC) member states.‖  1985: As many pupils as possible should learn two foreign languages and take part in exchanges
  • 4. Context: Europe  1988: Encouragement of FL teaching from an early age and through content  1995: Council of Education Ministers Resolution  EU Citizens should ―acquire and keep up their ability to communicate in at least two community languages in addition to their mother tongue‖.  Schools should promote innovative teaching methods, including ― the teaching of classes in a foreign language for disciplines other than languages, providing bilingual teaching.‖  http://eur- 5Y0812(01):EN:HTML
  • 5. Context: Europe  1998: European Centre for Modern Languages established  1989-1996: Development of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)  2001: Final version of the CEFR is presented   2001: CLIL Compendium Launched 
  • 6. Context: Europe  2008: Council Resolution on a European Strategy for Multilingualism  ―devote particular attention to the further training of language teachers and to enhancing the language competences of teachers in general, in order to promote the teaching of non-linguistic subjects in foreign languages (CLIL — Content and Language Integrated Learning)‖ 