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The role of content and language in content and language integrated learning (CLIL) at university: Challenges and implications for ESP

Author
Arno, E.; Mancho, G.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
English for specific purposes
Date of publication
2015-01-01
Volume
37
First page
63
Last page
73
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/26517 Open in new window
URL
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S088949061400043X Open in new window
Abstract
In a context characterized by the increasing presence of CLIL programs in universities with a tradition of ESP courses, we analyze the case of a university in Catalonia (Spain) with regard to the position of CLIL and ESP. As CLIL programs are promoted to improve students' language proficiency in English, we explore the importance of language learning in these programs and the implications derived for ESP. Data were obtained from institutional documentation, class observation, and lecturer and st...
Citation
Arno, E.; Mancho, G. The role of content and language in content and language integrated learning (CLIL) at university: Challenges and implications for ESP. "English for specific purposes", 01 Gener 2015, vol. 37, p. 63-73.
Keywords
CLIL, Content teachers, EAP, ESP course reappraisal, ESP teachers, Faculty collaboration, REFLECTIONS, STUDENTS

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