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ERIC Number: EJ1048522
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jan
Pages: 19
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1362-1688
The Impact of CLIL on Affective Factors and Vocabulary Learning
Heras, Arantxa; Lasagabaster, David
Language Teaching Research, v19 n1 p70-88 Jan 2015
The aim of this article is twofold: to assess the effectiveness of a CLIL (content and language integrated learning) module on affective factors (motivation and self-esteem), and to test the purported blurring effect of CLIL on gender differences in foreign language learning. Forty-six students in their fourth year of compulsory secondary education were administered a background questionnaire, a questionnaire on motivation and self-esteem, and a vocabulary test. Participants' learning of vocabulary was tested on a pre-test, immediate post-test and delayed post-test design. Results revealed that CLIL can help reduce gender differences in motivation. Similarly, vocabulary tests indicated that the CLIL module had a similar positive effect on both male and female students' learning of the technical content-related vocabulary.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Spain
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