Archive | abril, 2013

CLIL: some principles

Over recent years the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Oviedo has gradually introduced bilingual study groups.  This experience supposes an enormous challenge for the lecturers and students who face the difficulties associated with the process of teaching and learning in a second language. The challenge is twofold; on the one hand, […]

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Talent is dead, long live Practice: A critical review of Coyle’s book

Daniel Coyle, the journalist and New York Times bestselling author, wrote in 2009 The Talent Code: Greatness isn’t born. It’s grown. Here’s how.  For writing the book, he visited very different tiny places that produce huge amounts of talent, from an inner-city school in California to the baseball-mad islands of the Caribbean. His objective with this “Great Expedition” (pg. […]

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CLIL in Higher Education

I was the last 28th of January of 2013 in Castellón at Universidad Jaume I presenting my experiences in the bilingual module at Universidad de Oviedo. Lately, I have taught some modules in English in Bussiness Administration Degree in the Economics Faculty in Oviedo. The approach I have used is Content and Language Integated Learning […]

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