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WHAT IS CLIL?
CLIL stands for Content and Language Integrated Learning. It
is an approach concerning language so intercultural knowledge and understanding (Marsh, 2002);
itis a meaning-focused learning method (Van de Craen, 2006) and an “umbrella” term used to
talk aboutbilingualeducationsituations (Gajo, 2007).
According to TKT CLIL handbook (The TKT Course, CLIL module, Kay Bentley, CUP
2010) CLIL is a nevolving educational approach to teaching and learning
where subjects are taught through the medium of a non-native language.
To me, this last definitionis the most descriptive one and the one the best approaches what most
of usunderstand by CLIL.
It isi ncreasingly important in ourglobal, technologicalsociety, whereknowledge of
another language helps learners to develop skills which will be able to communicate to
peoplearound the worlds.
It is a completely different learning experience compared with most
foreign language teaching because content and language are taught together.
A language teacher has the challenge to learn more about subjectcontent and subject teachersneed
to learn about the language needed for their subjects.
It can be taught to veryyounglearners, teenagers, adults, and also in
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