Sonia Iriondo Hervás
Iván Escudero López
Patricia Ríos Gómez
Marta Rodríguez Alonso
BAS IC NOTIONS TO DES IGN
A S ES S ION OF CLIL
There are lots of activities that can be applied in CLIL classes.:
categorization, labelling and domino games are some examples.
Activities need to be linked and sequenced so they are progressively
We will keep in mind that activities should be meaningful and
Also students need to know what purpose is involved in each
There appear to be four basic types of activities that can help
students to improve their language skills.
They are classified according to their purpose in the
Those types are applicable to both Primary, Secondary and
1. Activities for communicating subject
2. Activities to develop listening and reading
3. Activities to guide the student
production (oral, writting and physical)
4. .Activities to engage higher cognitive
We will show you some activities of each type as an example
1. Activities to improve peer comunication
(assimilate conceptual content +
- Assimilation of the conceptual content +
developing communicative strategies.
- Revise contents already learned but not
ACTIVITY OF THE WATER CYCLE
With this activity, we have worked
on those COGNITIVE SKILLS:
2. Activities to help develop reading
strategies (where text, often authentic, are
conceptually and lingustically dense)
- Students should read and understand the
information about the animals and complete the
- This activity helps improve reading skills and
characteristics of animals.
3. Activities to guide the student production
(oral and writting). (Focus on the planning
of production-`minimum guarantees´)
- Students needs to have contents to speak about it.
- Teacher can give them some questions to
interview each other.
- Students can improvise situations of the real life.
-Children should be able to have the communicative
competence in another language, which let them the ability
to express and understand easy messages and developing in
day a day situations.
-An other idea could be that children have money and they
pay in the market. That would help them to know how to
stimate with money.
4.Activities to engage higher cognitive
- Make students think –offer more opportunities
for employing a range of operations).
- Assimilation of the L2 from our thinking
- Conection between language, content and real
Finding places on a map.