This course offers primary and secondary school teachers who teach curricular subjects (eg. geography, maths, science) in English practical methods to support their learners in English. It is an ideal course for English teachers looking to become more specialised in bilingual education and support other teachers in team teaching or to teach curricular subjects themselves through English. This course helps teachers understand CLIL methodology and apply best practice in the classroom.
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The course is in 20 units:
1.Aims of and rationale for CLIL
2.Language across the curriculum
3.Communication skills across the curriculum
4.Cognitive skills across the curriculum
5.Learning skills across the curriculum
6.Assessment unit - Principles of CLIL
7.Planning a lesson and a series of lessons
8.Language demands of subject content and accompanying tasks
10.Integrating technology in the curriculum
11.Materials selection and adaptation
14.Scaffolding content and language learning
15.Methods to help students develop learning strategies
16.Consolidating learning and differentiation
17.Focus on assessment
18.Types of assessment
20.Assessment unit - Classroom practice
This syllabus will support teachers looking to take the Cambridge ESOL Teaching Knowledge Test CLIL module (TKT: CLIL).
CLIL Essentials online has been created as a moderated course. This means that the course has fixed start dates and you join a group of trainees to work though the materials according to a schedule. You will be expected to interact with each other and you will be led and supported by an online tutor, who moderates discussions and develops learning points.
Interested in trying out some of the CLIL online course materials before you enrol?
All you need to do to access the free sample units is:
- First register here free of charge
- Confirm your registration by clicking on the link in the email you will receive in your inbox.
- Access the free sample units
|Continuous Professional Development Framework:
|| Stage 2, 3 & 2
|Minimum language level required
||Teachers of primary & secondary learners
Places are limited
The British Council reserves the right to change dates.
|Study time required:
||3 hours a week
||500-word essay and one lesson plan with rationale
To enrol on this course:
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