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Unit 2. education in a multilingual society

  1. 1. UNIT 2. EDUCATION IN A MULTILINGUAL SOCIETY POLICY FOR DEVELOPING SECOND AND THIRD LANGUAGES AS MEDIA FOR LEARNING.
  2. 2. AIMS OF THE SESSION <ul><li>Knowing the European Policy about Language Learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Recognizing the social changes that affect language learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Being aware of globalization as a new educational factor. </li></ul><ul><li>Knowing CLIL key terms. </li></ul>
  3. 3. WARM UP <ul><li>WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT THE ASSUMPTION THAT LEARNING DIFFERENT LANGUAGES HAS BECAME A NEED IN ORDER TO AVOID SOCIAL EXCLUSION? </li></ul>
  4. 4. INTRODUCTION <ul><li>CE Language Policy Division </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Programmes for the promotion of: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Human rights. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Democratic citizenship. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Social cohesion. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Intercultural dialogue. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Projects related to the development of language education policies: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>plurilingualism, </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Common European Standards, </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>language education rights and responsibilities. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. INTRODUCTION <ul><li>THE YEAR OF LANGUAGES (2001) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Implementation of language policies and promotion of innovative approaches to the learning and teaching of modern languages. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>THE WHITE PAPER ON EDUCATION AND TRAINING, TEACHING AND LEARNING: TOWARDS THE LEARNING SOCIETY (1995) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Need of speaking three languages </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. INTRODUCTION <ul><li>THE FOURTH GENERAL OBJECTIVE: </li></ul><ul><li>a) Proficiency in foreign languages for everyone. </li></ul><ul><li>b) Secondary school pupils should study certain subjects in the first foreing language learnt. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Language learning is becoming a need and minority languages should be promoted too.” </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Gap, Multilingualism and CLIL first use. </li></ul>
  7. 7. LISTENING <ul><li>STUDENTS PERSPECTIVES </li></ul><ul><li>clip1. students perspectives.mpeg </li></ul><ul><li>SOCIOECONOMIC PERSPECTIVES </li></ul><ul><li>clip2. socioeconomic perspectives.mpeg </li></ul>
  8. 8. STUDENTS PERSPECTIVES <ul><li>New and changing world = new skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication skills (internet, qualified jobs) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Traditional language learning methodologies without good results. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Factors affecting educational practices: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital age </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Globalization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning languages = need to do business </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH ON LANGUAGE LEARNING PERSPECTIVES <ul><li>Early language learning = positive </li></ul><ul><li>Language learning at any age: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Opportunity to receive instruction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Experience real life situactions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New methodologies -> CLIL </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. SOCIECONOMIC PERSPECTIVES <ul><li>L3 is a basic skill </li></ul><ul><li>High degree of English fluency is essential </li></ul><ul><li>L3 into the curriculum objectives: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Better skills in language learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Better subject learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cognitive skill improvement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Greater intercultural understanding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Better individual chances on the job market </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Better access to scientific research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Greater national economic competitiveness </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. GLOBALIZATION: CLIL <ul><li>GLOBALIZATION: interconnected and interdependent world. </li></ul><ul><li>Change is a source of opportunities. </li></ul><ul><li>Rethink what is taught and how it is taught. </li></ul><ul><li>Educational innovations: CLIL </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Competence building in languages and communication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Developing social skills. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Preparing young people for the knowledge society. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Economic success. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multilingualism reduces neurodegenerative diseases. </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. DEMOCRATIC CITIZENSHIP AND SOCIAL INCLUSION <ul><li>Project on all the languages of education. </li></ul><ul><li>Focus: languages of instruction </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Official languages </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mother tongues </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Third language </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Aims: promotion of a coherent and hollistic approach to language acquisition policies to organize plurilingualism and diversification. </li></ul><ul><li>“ From Linguistic Diversity to Plurilingual Education: Guide for the development of language education policies in Europe” </li></ul>
  13. 13. CE LANGUAGE EDUCATION POLICY AIMS <ul><li>PLURILINGUALISM: communicative ability in languages over lifetime. </li></ul><ul><li>LINGUISTIC DIVERSITY: all European languages are equally valuable modes of communication. Linguistic rights. </li></ul><ul><li>SOCIAL COHESION depends on access to language learning through life </li></ul><ul><li>DEMOCRATIC CITIZENSHIP is facilitated by the plurilingual competence of individuals. </li></ul><ul><li>MUTUAL UNDERSTANDING </li></ul>
  14. 14. MULTILINGUAL CURRICULA. CLIL DIMENSIONS <ul><li>CULTURE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Build intercultural knowledge and understanding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop intercultural communication skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learn about specific neighbouring countries and minority groups. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduce the wider cultural context. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CONTENT </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide opportunities to study content through different perspectives. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Access subject-specific target language terminology. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prepare for future studies and / or working life. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>LEARNING </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Complement individual learning strategies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Diversify methods and forms of classroom practice. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase learner motivation </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. MULTILINGUAL CURRICULA. CLIL DIMENSIONS <ul><li>ENVIRONMENT </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prepare for internationalization and EU integration. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Access international certification. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhance school profile. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>LANGUAGE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Improve overall target language competence. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop oral communication skills. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Deepen awareness of both mother tongue and target language. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop plurilingual interests and attitudes. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduce a target language. </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. LISTENING <ul><li>DAVID GRADDOL </li></ul><ul><li>IATEFL 2009 CLIL Debate David Graddol.wmv </li></ul><ul><li>WHY IS CLIL A SEISMIC SHIFT AS FAR AS THE FUTURE OF ENGLISH LEARNING IS CONCERNED? </li></ul>
  17. 17. CLIL KEY TERMS (I) <ul><li>Additional Language </li></ul><ul><li>Bilingual Environment </li></ul><ul><li>Certification </li></ul><ul><li>Discourse Type </li></ul><ul><li>Exposure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Low </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Medium </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Foreign Language </li></ul><ul><li>ICT </li></ul><ul><li>Immersion Method </li></ul><ul><li>Intercultural Knowledge & Understanding. </li></ul><ul><li>Language Awareness </li></ul><ul><li>Language Shower </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Styles </li></ul>
  18. 18. CLIL KEY TERMS (II) <ul><li>Learning Strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Majority Language </li></ul><ul><li>Minority Language </li></ul><ul><li>Monolingual Environment </li></ul><ul><li>Mother Tongue </li></ul><ul><li>Multilingual Environment </li></ul><ul><li>Native Speaker </li></ul><ul><li>Plurilingual Attitudes </li></ul><ul><li>School Profile </li></ul><ul><li>Second Language </li></ul><ul><li>Target Language </li></ul><ul><li>Trans-languaging </li></ul>
  19. 19. SEE YOU NEXT WEEK

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