Content-based language learning in multilingual educational environments / volume 23

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Imprint:Cham : Springer, [2015]
©2015
Description:1 online resource.
Language:English
Series:Educational linguistics ; volume 23
Educational linguistics ; v. 23.
Subject:Multilingual education.
Language and education.
Education.
EDUCATION -- Essays.
Language and education.
Language and languages.
Multilingual education.
EDUCATION -- Essays.
EDUCATION -- Organizations & Institutions.
EDUCATION -- Reference.
Language and education.
Multilingual education.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11089743
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Other authors / contributors:Juan-Garau, Maria, 1964- editor.
Salazar-Noguera, Joana, editor.
ISBN:9783319114965
3319114964
3319114956
9783319114958
9783319114958
Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed November 19, 2014).
Summary:The spread of English as an international language along with the desire to maintain local languages lead us to consider multilingualism as the norm rather than the exception. Consequently, bi/multilingual education has bloomed over the last decades. This volume deals with one such type of education currently in the spotlight as an essentially European strategy to multilingualism, CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning), in which curricular content is taught through a foreign language. The book contributes new empirical evidence on its effects on linguistic and attitudinal outcomes focusing on bi/multilingual learners who acquire English as an additional language. Moreover, it presents critical analyses of factors influencing multilingual education, the effects of CLIL on both language and content learning, and the contrast between CLIL and other models of instruction. The research presented suggests that CLIL can greatly enhance language acquisition in multilingual settings.
Other form:Printed edition: 9783319114958
Standard no.:10.1007/978-3-319-11496-5