Practical Methodology for Teachers working with CLIL & EMI


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, where teachers are asked to reflect upon the value of the knowledge gained on the course, create a Personal Development Action Plan, and select activities which they would like to try out in their own classes or projects. They are invited to join the York Associates Community, which allows networking and contact with the trainers and fellow colleagues, and with participants from other courses.
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.

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Fast Facts

Start date(s)
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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