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López, Miguel Antonio Pat; Escobedo, Pedro Antonio Sánchez – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2019
The purpose of this research was to identify the role of the level of proficiency in the English language with high-performing third-year students in the Mayan area of Yucatán, near a tourist region called the Riviera Maya. The aim was also to explore the relationship between learning a second language and the subsequent overall improvement in the…
Descriptors: Language Role, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Vega, Luisa Fernanda Sánchez; Pinzón, Margarita María López – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2019
The objective of this action research study was to assess the impact of the Process-Based Approach (PBA) on the development of the writing skills of young students who are learning English as a Foreign Language. The participants included 12 third-grade students from a bilingual private school in Manizales, Caldas. Six workshops were implemented,…
Descriptors: Process Approach (Writing), English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Writing Strategies
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Custodio-Espinar, Magdalena – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2019
In spite of the multiple competencies necessary to design and deliver proper Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) lessons, the teachers' linguistic proficiency is the primary competence considered in the accreditation of CLIL teachers in Spain. However, teachers' competence in planning CLIL lessons is key to bilingual education. This…
Descriptors: Teacher Competencies, Language Proficiency, Bilingual Education, Elementary School Teachers
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Bellés-Calvera, Lucía – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2018
Over the past few years, there has been a growing interest in the teaching and learning of several languages in an attempt to generate multilingual education opportunities, particularly in Europe. In response to the demands of our globalized society, Content-Based Instruction (CBI), which has also been referred to as "immersion and Content…
Descriptors: Music Education, High School Students, Language of Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Alcaraz-Mármol, Germa – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2018
Since the early 2000s, there seems to be a growing interest in bilingual education in Spain. The need for teachers with certain accreditation in foreign language proficiency has been growing in the last decade. Yet, the methodological basis to integrate content and language in the classroom does not seem to be a compulsory requirement. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bilingual Education, Elementary School Teachers, Language Usage
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Hansen-Thomas, Holly; Langman, Juliet; Sokoloski, Tiffany Farias – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2018
This study focuses on the linguistic foundation of sound pedagogic practices related to non-language content areas referring especially to language objectives; it employ Tharp and Gallimore's theory on learning: making teaching visible in order to develop the students' thinking. In the contexts of training both before and after service, a study…
Descriptors: Metalinguistics, Bilingualism, Teaching Methods, Teacher Attitudes
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Kewara, Punwalai – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2017
Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) is an alternative approach for English teaching and learning that is in focus in Thailand today. Preparing Thai content teachers to confidently use English as a means of instruction in the English integrated classroom just as they do in the Thai monolingual classroom takes time and long-term…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Course Content, Teaching Methods
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Keogh, Conor – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2017
For language learners of this generation, the smart phone represents a key cultural artefact that complements the learning process. Instant messaging applications such as WhatsApp are widely used in personal, professional and, increasingly, academic circles to maintain constant contact among friends, colleagues, or classmates. This study seeks to…
Descriptors: Computer Software, International Relations, Second Language Learning, Vocabulary Development
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Ouazizi, Khalid – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2016
This paper investigates the effects of Content and Language Integrated Learning, CLIL for short, on both the attainment of the subject matter, mathematics in our case, hence the content aspect of CLIL. The second axes of research focuses on the effect of CLIL on the learners' proficiency vis-à-vis the language of instruction, epitomized here by…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Language of Instruction, English (Second Language), Mathematics Tests
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Lopez-Medina, Beatriz – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2016
In the last decades, the number of bilingual schools in Europe has increased significantly. Most of these schools implement Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) methodology in their teaching and, consequently, there is a demand for new and appropriate materials for each content subject taught through a foreign language: new textbooks…
Descriptors: Textbook Evaluation, Check Lists, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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González Gándara, David – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2015
There is a concern in Galicia (Spain) about possible negative effects on academic performance caused by the introduction of CLIL (content and language integrated learning) in schools. It has been said that when three languages coexist in the same context as vehicles of education, it is too much for the students, especially in primary education. In…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Second Language Learning, Language of Instruction, Course Content
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Tsuchiya, Keiko; Pérez Murillo, María D. – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2015
Content and language integrated learning (CLIL) has been widely implemented in educational systems in Europe since the mid-1990s based on their multilingual education policy. CLIL integrates acquisition of subject knowledge with language learning, either a second or foreign language, simultaneously. Recently, CLIL in English has been introduced in…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Language Planning, Questionnaires, Foreign Countries