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This one hour course will put participants in a position where they can experience first-hand how a CLIL lesson works, using technology as a tool to promote authenticity and engagement in the content.

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  • Blended Leaning
  • After explaining who I am and what I’ve done, go through the overview for the first session and explain how this forms the basis of all 4 sessions. Things to mention about self – written several articles about the subject, one in MET which I will make available online. My eLearning Consultancy and my Teacher Training Credentials plus about to start a PhD in authentic materials. Explain one of our main focuses will be how to make the difficult language of authentic (ie. Unadpted for learners) materials accessible. Dealing with Difficulty and coping strategies.
  • 2nd point – because authenticity is an important aspect in CLIL methodology and teaching, which we will discuss more later.
  • Use chat function (conv menu)ConHave you used CALL in your classes before?Have you taught Content-Based or CLIL classes before?Have you used authentic materials in your classes before?What would you like to learn from this session?
  • Download goes to webquests.orgMake your own goes to D-Volver – don’t bother clicking as it is in Multimedia section.
  • Now we will begin the task demonstration. So, please… put yourself in your students’ shoes. Send the entire room the file and ask them to work in pairs to answer the questions. (explain the merits of working in pairs). Set a time limit of just two minutes.
  • Gloss over the intro task and explain that basically we will only do the task on page 3. It will be condensed into 20 mins so they will have to work fast!Give them each a topic and a research area and direct them to the correct pages on Darvil. Have them design ppts too if there is time. Must
  • Advantages of this is that we are promoting an important area of content – green and alternative energy.
  • Reduce no. of resources. Explain the purpose - giving the students hints about where to download or access materials for their own classes. make sure links are on handout and each pic is a hyperlink + Dvolver and other good resources for HO
  • TED is the best thing since sliced bread!
  • It is inevitable that when we use authentic texts there will be words and grammar that our students might find difficult. This will decrease the more they are exposed to natural language sourcesIt will also help them to learn coping strategiesOne such method is what I call the panacea method.
  • Go through the steps of the animation – 5 click
  • CALL and CLIL

    1. 1. ACADEMIC ENGLISH: ALTERNATIVEENERGY WEBQUESTS Integrating content with language learning tasksRichard
    2. 2. Overview Needs AnalysisWebQuest Task Demonstration Summary and Q & A
    3. 3. Aims Observe a short CLIL lesson in practiceTo look at, observe and demonstrate CALL tasks which utilise authentic materials Ask questions about methodology and approaches to CLIL
    4. 4. What do we know and what do we want to know about CALL and CLIL?NEEDS ANALYSIS
    5. 5. Needs Analysis• Have you used CALL in your classes before?• Have you taught Content-Based or CLIL classes before?• Have you used authentic materials in your classes before?• What would you like to learn from this session?
    6. 6. Chat Board
    7. 7. How to use WebQuests to integrate Content & Language with ComputersWEB QUEST TASK DEMONSTRATION
    8. 8. What are WebQuests?“ An inquiry-oriented lesson format in which most or all the information that learners work with comes from the web. (Dodge, 1995)
    9. 9. WebQuests • Download • Make your own
    10. 10. In the students’ shoes
    11. 11. Alternative Energy WebQuest
    12. 12. 2 3 1 4 6
    13. 13. Task• 15 minutes• Work in groups• Use the link to research your energy type• You must explain – How it works – The advantages – The disadvantages• Present your information to the rest of the class (select a spokesperson for your group)
    14. 14. Your chance to ask questions about methodology and practiceSUMMARY AND Q&A
    15. 15. Discussion• What did you find most interesting about the CLIL class?• Will you use WebQuests in your classes in the future?
    16. 16. Summary WebQuests – expose students to authentic language using structured tasks – are student-centred – are easy to adapt for CLIL
    17. 17. More on CLIL
    18. 18. • A resource for CLIL inFurther Japan • You can download the slides and additional resources at www.engnet- • Please email me! richard.pinner@engnet
    19. 19. Thanks for your attention!See you later, alligator.
    20. 20. Where to access ready-to-go lesson plans?RESOURCES
    21. 21. Authentic Materials Online
    22. 22.
    23. 23. Dealing with difficulty• Get them used to authentic materials• Coping Strategies – Panacea Method
    24. 24. Nanotechnology is not a panacea for the solutionproblems faced by modern medicine, but it canhelp overcome some of the difficulties. Problems Difficulties ≠ Solutions Answers Cure