Through this course, participants – primary EMI Science teachers –will become more aware of ‘modern’ approaches to CLIL teaching. The course provides the participants with tools and techniques supporting both the language and the subject learning in primary school.
The course intends to give insights into basic rationale and rules of integrating primary school content and language. It focuses on specific attention to subject-specific vocabulary and how to work with it in the classroom to help students boost their subject knowledge. The course also addresses classroom management issues, teacher language, specifically in asking questions, eliciting students’ knowledge and giving clear instructions and explanations.
Requirements for a Certificate:
Minimum attendance requirement is 75% of course events.
Assessed portfolio work for practical tasks like group and individual planning, observation, demonstration, micro-teaching, discussion and feedback sessions.
1000-word end of course Reflective Essay.
410.01 – Types and Definitions of CLIL
410.02 – CLIL Contexts, Students
410.03 – Exploring source materials, textbooks
410.04 – Planning topics, lessons – Investigating tasks and language
410.05 – Curriculum guidelines and language demands
410.06 – Investigating subject specific language
410.07 – Providing Language Support – Guiding and Supporting
410.08 – Classroom language – Teacher talk
410.09 – Subject-specific terminology and teaching vocabulary
410.10 – Making presentations
410.11 – Project work: SAW Science Across the World resources
410.12 – Error correction and Assessment in CLIL