Category: Lesson Plans

Upcoming CLIL Workshops for High School Teachers!

Distinguished CLIL expert, Rosie Tanner, will be vising Japan in August 2017 to hold two separate CLIL workshops for Junior High School and Senior High School teachers at Sophia University, Tokyo. All are welcome, although places are limited to 40 … Continue reading

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CLIL Sessions at Waseda University

For those who attended the Faculty Development sessions at Waseda, held in December 2015 and January 2016, please see the slides below. We would like to thank all the attendants, and especially Professor Sawaki and Professor Harada for their support … Continue reading

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CLIL in a Plurilingual Community of Practice – Symposium Report

This is just a quick report on the recent Symposium entitled “CLIL in a Plurilingual Community of Practice: Introducing Light CLIL in A2 (CEFR) level Foreign Language Classes” Continue reading

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CLIL 2015 Workshop in Osaka: Policy and practice of CLIL in Europe and beyond

Christian Dalton-Puffer will be running a session in Osaka In the first part of this lecture-workshop I will discuss the concept of CLIL and different forms of its implementation. We will deal with reasons for its propagation at national and … Continue reading

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International CLIL Research Journal Symposium: In-depth review

It has been over a month since the International CLIL Research Journal Symposium was held with the editors and authors of the Special Edition of the ICRJ focusing on CLIL in Japan. This is a more in-depth review of the … Continue reading

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Tokyo CLIL Workshop July 6th 2013, Senshu University

This is a quick report on the workshop given at Senshu University last weekend. Many thanks to Stephen Ryan of Senshu for inviting us, to Kay Irie of Tokai University for her enthusiasm and support, and for leading a great … Continue reading

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CLIL and Blended Learning

The 2012 Sophia University CALL Seminar focused on CLIL this year and the presentations feautred a number of speakers who brought knowledge and practical ideas from a wide range of fields in Lanaguage Teahching. Dr. Makoto Ikeda gave a very practical workshop … Continue reading

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CLIL Essentials

Peeter Mehisto will be visiting Japan this September and giving a series of lectures in Tokyo and Osaka, commisioned by SOLIFIC (Sophia Linguistic Institute for International Communication). Below is the flyer for his lecture “The Core of CLIL” on Sunday … Continue reading

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CLIL 2012: Utrecht

The CLIL 2012 Conference has finished, and Makoto Ikeda, founder of CLIL Japan, was among the many speakers present. His talk, entitled “Designing checklists for novice CLIL teachers” was a workshop in which practitioners were invited to consider the important … Continue reading

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A good topic for content that’s relevant to all?

If you are primarily a Language Teacher who needs to find topics around which to structure the content of your course or project, there can be little doubt that talking about the environment will be near the top of your … Continue reading

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