This course looks at the challenges of using English as a medium of instruction and CLIL for teachers and students who are non-native English speakers. It introduces some key principles along with a range of different approaches and ideas. The primary focus is on practical ways of introducing English as a Medium of Instruction and CLIL into existing course programmes and into a classroom teaching environment. Included is an optional team-building activity.
After registration, participants on this course programme will receive:
At the end of the course, you will:
The course ends with an evaluation session, in which you will be asked to reflect upon the knowledge you have gained during the course.
You will also be encouraged in this session to create a Personal Development Action Plan, and select activities that you would like to try out in your own classes.
You will also be invited to join the York Associates Community, which allows networking and contact with the trainers and fellow participants from the programme, as well as learners from York Associates’ other courses.
There is also the opportunity for follow-up online training sessions to further consolidate your learning and reflect on how you are implementing what you learnt on the course into your own contexts.
Please note that these trainers might not be the actual trainers delivering your course.
|Session One||Session Two||Session Three
Introduction to CLIL & establish expectations
|THE 5Cs||Discussing CLIL
|TUESDAY||Basic Interpersonal Communication Skills (BICS)||TBL |
Anderson & Krathwohl
|Thinking Skills: HOTS & LOTS
Fat vs Skinny
|WEDNESDAY||Competences Can Do’s||Bringing Culture/|
Community into the
|Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency (CALP)|
|Free time / Self-study|
|FRIDAY||Scaffolding & |
Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD)