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  • This post is just to share with you a review article I've published in the Latin American CLIL Journal. ABSTRACT The incorporation of content, whether it is L1-curriculum based or from general knowledge of the world, is not innovative in English...
  • This is the first entry on my new blog – all about the world of CLIL. To start off, I’ll introduce myself. My name’s Chris Baldwin – I’m the CLIL editor on TeachingEnglish. I’ve been teaching English for about 10 years now around Europe and now in...
  • Here I am again with another CLILish lesson for 17 year olds whose level of English is around B1 (CEF).   Lesson: What do we know?   SPEAKING1.      In pairs, solve the following popular puzzle.    
  • By now you have probably realised that I’m much in favour of integrating language and content making use of the several options we can find along the CLIL-CBI continuum. This time, I’ll be sharing with you a very simple topic-based lesson which,...
  • What to take into account   The word ‘materials’ in education does not solely refer to a coursebook. As Tomlinson (2003:1-2) states, materials include anything which can facilitate language learning and its development is a vital opportunity for...
  • This is what we do in southern Argentina! The following are projects to be carried out with our 16-17 year-old students in the last year of secondary education. Each project aims at rounding up a set of topics connected with different school...
  •  Even if such integration is featured at state or bilingual education, one shortcoming is common: lack of teacher education and qualifications to teach language AND content.  
  • Hi everyone!   In April, I'd like to reflect on the integration of language and curricular content learning in secondary education in foreign language contexts (CLIL, CBI, CBLT, you name it).   This time, I’ll be sharing with you some relevant...
  • Literature in CBI.Even though CBI has prompted several stances and proposals, it is best comprehended if we illustrate it with one example from a particular context. Therefore, I will turn to explore how Literature can facilitate the integration of...