Assessing Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL)


In times of globalization and cultural openness, policies increasingly promote multilingualism as a strong social and economic asset. One way to foster multilingualism in education is Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL), a didactic method in which school subjects are taught in a different target language than the mainstream school language. In the French Community of Belgium, schools have been allowed to provide CLIL in Dutch, English or German since 1998. However, to this day we only have an incomplete and fragmented view on how CLIL differs from non-CLIL education and on how it impacts second/foreign language acquisition...

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