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Teaching Other Subjects in English (Secondary)

Gain the skills to deliver effective subject tuition in English in a secondary school context.

Learn to effectively teach subjects in a students’ second language while improving your English and language awareness. 

Course type
Teacher development
Age of student
Language level
Upper Intermediate (B2) - Proficient (C2)
Course dates
12 - 25 July 2020
Course Length
2 weeks
From £1,695 / €2,140
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Who is this course for?

  • Secondary school teachers, teaching curricular subjects in English to children where English is not their first language
  • International school teachers who teach English medium curricula such as IB, iGCSE, A-levels 
  • CLIL teachers looking to improve their use of English
Course outcomes
Understand the core features of the CLIL approach
Plan, teach and assess learning in CLIL lessons
Improved CLIL language competencies and linguistic skills
Gain new techniques and activity ideas for secondary teaching
Develop activities to encourage critical thinking
Encourage quality improvements in teaching and learning
Increase your intercultural awareness and its pivotal role in CLIL contexts

Course content

  • Classroom and language development
  • Working bilingually
  • Core CLIL methodology
  • Cognitive skills development: Lower and Higher Order Thinking Skills; Bloom's Taxonomy
  • Differing learner language use: Basic Interpersonal Communication Skills; Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency
  • Scaffolding language learning: Talk and Writing Frames; Graphic Organisers; Substitution Tables
  • Strategies to promote dialogic teaching and learning
  • Ed-tech in the CLIL classroom