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Some Thoughts on CLIL…

In light of the work and writing I do covering a variety of different fields in the general area of education, here are my basic beliefs on Content and Language Integrated Learning.

Everybody’s Political What’s What?

In the last post I claimed that breaking taboos in the media is healthy while when relationships are at stake it is detrimental. But I think it is also worth bearing in mind that while rapport is very important between student and teachers, we do have a responsibility to make people a bit more open-minded and urbane, and we can facilitate this by using media in class to give controversial ideas a detachment from our ourselves and avoid potential for offence or discomfort.