Here's the abstract of a paper I've recently published in Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching

Here's the abstract of a paper I've recently published in Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching: 111Studies in Second Language Learning and TeachingDepartment of English Studies, Faculty of Pedagogy and Fine Arts, Adam Mickiewicz University, KaliszSSLLT 2 (1). 111-136http://www.ssllt.amu.edu.plIntegrating content and languagein English language teachingin secondary education:Models, benefits, and challengesDarío Luis BanegasUniversity of Warwick, UKMinisterio de Educación del Chubut, Argentinad.l.banegas@warwick.ac.ukAbstractIn the last decade, there has been a major interest in content-based instruction(CBI) and content and language integrated learning (CLIL). These are similar approacheswhich integrate content and foreign/second language learning throughvarious methodologies and models as a result of different implementationsaround the world. In this paper, I first offer a sociocultural view of CBI-CLIL. Secondly,I define language and content as vital components in CBI-CLIL. Thirdly, I reviewthe origins of CBI and the continuum perspective, and CLIL definitions andmodels featured in the literature. Fourth, I summarise current aspects around researchin programme evaluation. Last, I review the benefits and challenges of thisinnovative approach so as to encourage critically context-responsive endeavours.You can read the full article at http://www.ssllt.amu.edu.pl/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=17:vol-2-no-1-march-2012&catid=4:volumes&Itemid=3 

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