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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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Pavón, Victor; Cabezuelo, Rafael – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2019
The purpose of this study is to investigate to what extent the use of L2 in math tests influences bilingual education learners' process of word problem solving in a mandatory secondary education school with Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL). The reading comprehension level of the students was analysed using a standards-based…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Word Problems (Mathematics), Mathematics Instruction, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Vega, Melita; Moscoso, María de Lourdes – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2019
Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) has often been touted as an effective means of enhancing the language proficiency gains among its learners due to its focus on content over form and higher cognitive demand. However, cautions have been raised regarding the varying conditions and contexts that need to be taken into consideration in…
Descriptors: English for Special Purposes, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Course Content
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Banegas, Darío Luis – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2019
The professional development of and language integrated learning (CLIL) continues to be a niche in the language education literature, particularly in Latin America. The aim of this study is to explore the effects of a continuing professional development course delivered in 2018 to support language-driven CLIL implementation in state secondary…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Faculty Development, Professional Continuing Education
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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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Argudo, Juanita; Abad, Mónica; Fajardo-Dack, Tammy; Cabrera, Patricio – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2018
The recent application of Content and Language Integrated Learning programs in higher education provides an extensive area for research due to the quick implementation of English as the medium of instruction for university programs, as well as to the need of university students around the world to communicate through English and to try different…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Graham, Keith Mathew; Choi, Yunkyeong; Davoodi, Amin; Razmeh, Shakiba; Dixon, L. Quentin – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2018
Around the world, language teachers are shifting to content-based instruction (CBI) as a way to teach English, most commonly in the form of Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) or English-Medium Instruction (EMI). With the spread of CBI around the world, it is important to understand how this shift in teaching has affected student…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Otto, Ana – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2018
Assessment is one of the most contested topics in Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) because of the duality between content and language, and the lack of official guidelines and research on this matter. Furthermore, as CLIL is an umbrella term portraying different realities, it is essential to consider the educational contexts in…
Descriptors: Course Content, Language of Instruction, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Yang, Wenhsien – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2018
The Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) approach has been broadly adopted and extensively researched at different educational levels across European contexts. It is also becoming popular in Asian settings due to its dual focus on developing both language skills and content knowledge. It aims to empower learners with high mobility and…
Descriptors: Course Content, English for Special Purposes, Interdisciplinary Approach, Instructional Materials
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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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Castillo, Rigoberto; Alexandra, Pineda-Puerta – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2016
The Ministry of education in Colombia set a policy for higher education in which graduates should achieve an intermediate proficiency level (B1) in another language; and by 2025 it expects that they leave college with an upper intermediate level (B2). This report deals with a private college that attempts to participate in the policy, yet the…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Higher Education
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Yang, Wenhsien – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2016
In 2011, Taiwan's Ministry of Education conducted a national-scale appraisal of 92 CLIL programmes. However, we lack an effective model for examining by precisely how much improvement in the quality of the CLIL programmes will rise as a consequence of the increased language proficiency and the acquisition of disciplinary knowledge. To gain greater…
Descriptors: Program Administration, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Questionnaires
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McGregor, Meredith Jocelyn Jane – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2016
Cognates have served as a useful tool for investigating the bilingual lexicon in many studies, but very little research has been carried out on different types of cognates, specifically, partial cognates and their role in cross-linguistic effect. The present study examines cognate effect in the speech production and acceptability judgment of two…
Descriptors: Language Processing, Bilingualism, Spanish, English (Second Language)
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Leal, Johanna P. – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2016
On-going bilingual programs without regard to needs analysis; little research on the actual effects of CLIL in Colombia and vague awareness or knowledge about the necessary considerations for effective CLIL programs, underpin the need to address a particular issue of curriculum as it is summative assessment. This small scale study takes place in a…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Proficiency
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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