What is the course about?

The course introduces the principles of CLIL and EMI and analyses both teaching techniques, including practical ways of integrating CLIL or EMI into a classroom teaching environment. Participants’ English should be at a minimum B1 level.

Frequently Asked Questions

The course is aimed at in-service teachers and staff in the primary, secondary, vocational and higher education sectors working with Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) or who are planning to apply CLIL in their teaching methodology.

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.

If you are from a country outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you will need a visa. Students from certain countries do not need to apply for a visa before arriving in the UK. You can check if you need to apply for a visa on the UK Visas and Immigration website.
We can recommend a few accommodation options. Find out about them on our accommodation page.

In the unlikely event of a course not recruiting sufficient numbers you would be offered an alternative.

Do you have any more questions?


Fast Facts

Start date(s)
April 11th 2022 / August 22nd 2022 / October 17th 2022
Max. group size
Min. age
Minimum CEF level
Starting from B1
Course materials
Is Erasmus+ funding available?
In York Course Formats
21 hours
Booking fee


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Sample Course Programme

 Session OneSession Two

Session Three
Introduction to CLIL & establish expectations
THE 5CsDiscussing CLIL
Dictogloss practice
TUESDAYBasic Interpersonal Communication Skills (BICS)TBL
Bloom’s Taxonomy
Anderson & Krathwohl
Thinking Skills: HOTS & LOTS
Fat vs Skinny
Can Do’sBringing Culture/
Community into the
Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency (CALP)
THURSDAYGraphic OrganisersRoles
Free time / 
FRIDAYScaffolding &
Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD)
Conclusion &

Week Review
& Evaluation
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