CLIL: An Introduction for Primary Teachers 

Locations: Bray and Dublin

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An introduction to clil…

The aim of this Introduction to CLIL course is to help primary teachers –

  • Develop their knowledge of the CLIL methodology,
  • Identify the language demands of their curricular subjects,
  • Adapt materials and design activities to support their students in their CLIL learning,
  • Plan and deliver CLIL lessons with confidence,
  • Support colleagues in CLIL teams to implement a cross-curricular approach to content and language integrated learning.

Applicants must have minimum level of B1 level of English, as outlined in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. If you would like to confirm your level, please contact us.

ATC’s 1 week CLIL Introduction course can be combined with a General English course, to form a 2-week programme, contact us for details.

For teachers applying through the Erasmus Plus scheme the OID for ATC Language Schools is E10133233.

For more course choices please see the link – ATC Teacher Training & Development.

 

ATC Bray and ATC Dublin
Maximum group size: 15
Minimum Level of English: B1
Applicable for Erasmus+ KA1
Bray Course Dates 2022:

July 4th – 15th  – 2 weeks

Dublin Course Dates 2022:

August 2nd – 12th – 2 weeks

*Courses can also be organised year-round for closed groups in our Dublin City Centre or Bray school.
*Please note Monday 1st August is a holiday and no classes will take place.

CLIL: An Introduction to CLIL Methodology for Primary School Teachers

What you get

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20 hours tuition + 10 hours project work per week

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Course materials included

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Intercative discussions with other teachers

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Choice of locations

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End-of-course certificate

Who is it for?

This course is suitable for primary teachers required to teach their subject through English, either partially, or fully. The course will help teachers introduce language-supportive methodologies into their teaching.

The course is also of benefit to English teachers who work as part of a CLIL team, or those who want to integrate a CLIL approach into their language teaching.

Applicants should have a minimum B1 level of English, as outlined in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. If you would like to confirm your level, please contact us.

For teachers applying through the Erasmus Plus scheme the OID for ATC Language Schools is E10133233.

CLIL An Introduction to Content and Language Integrated Learning Dublin Ireland

Student Reviews

The course was very interesting and comprehensive. I have already implemented some of the things learnt in this course. I highly recommend it.
Thank you!

Oana, Romania

Our teachers’ and students’ feedback about the course was enthusiastic and we owe this great result to the high professionalism of the teacher trainers from ATC and the perfect organisation of the course.

Carmine, Italy

Course content

This course was developed as an introduction to the content and language integrated approach to education.

It is designed for Primary teachers who would like to use CLIL methodology to teach school subjects through English. This is a very practical course that gives Primary teachers the opportunity to gain new teaching ideas, tips and strategies for teaching their subjects through English.

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Practical ideas for classroom management, teaching strategies, lesson planning and material development will be applied to a variety of subjects across the curriculum with a focus on Sports, Maths, Science and Art through English. Teachers will be encouraged to share their own ideas and experiences, and will be given the oppportunity to collaborate on tasks to create their own resources and put the theory into practice.

Finally, the course will look at assessment in CLIL and help teachers think about how they might approach formative and summative assessment of their students’ learning.

Course Modules:

  • The Core Concepts of CLIL
  • Language in CLIL
  • Art through English
  • Science through English
  • Sports through English
  • Maths through English
  • Assessment in CLIL

Teaching Style

The Introduction to CLIL course combines course input from ATC’s CLIL trainers with group discussion and collaborative work. Teachers are encouraged to share ideas and experiences, and are given the opportunity to collaborate on tasks in order to create their own resources and put the theory into practice.

Certificated hours

At the end of the course, teachers will receive an ATC Language Schools’ Certificate of Attendance for the 30 or 60 hour CLIL: Introduction to Content and Language Integrated Learning programme.

Teachers who complete the Introduction to CLIL course may elect to join another programme in the future, such as the CLIL Plus Programme. This programme offers subject-specific CLIL training, delving a little deeper into the text types, and the specific language demands of individual subjects. It also provides subject teachers with the opportunity to join an international community of practice of other CLIL teachers working in their subject area. The CLIL Plus Programme offers courses in CLIL for Geography Teachers, CLIL for History Teachers, and CLIL for Art Teachers.

 

The 1 week course can be combined with a General English course, to form a 2-week programme. Please contact us for details.

For teachers applying through the Erasmus Plus scheme the OID for ATC Language Schools is E10133233.

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