Thursday, 22 November 2012

Task design in CLIL

Phil Ball developed this presentation on Designing materials for CLIL, which is worth watching and listening to

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Focusing on speaking in CLIL contexts

Today we are going to focus on how to develop spoken interaction in CLIL contexts and we will analyse several practical activities for the classroom. The following presentation includes some basic features of speaking in English and a typology of activities for a CLIL classroom as well as some practical suggestions for different  levels.

Wednesday, 14 November 2012

Learning to use google forms to create listening activities

Here we are this video from you tube on Climate and Weather and an activity to help students understand it:

Tuesday, 13 November 2012

Supporting speaking and spoken interaction

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In CLIL lessons students' talking time should be increased and teacher's talking time reduced but the question is: How can we succeed at doing this? By providing students with a speaking framework that enables them to take part  throughout the lesson. This site offers a good choice of different language patterns students will need to succeed at being effective communicators in the target language.