Category: Publications

The 1st J-CLIL Annual Bilingual Conference: CLIL pedagogy for multilingual and multicultural contexts

Authenticity and motivation in soft CLIL 2018 J-CLILPinner_authenticity Short Abstract This talk discusses materials in CLIL, specifically looking at the issue of authenticity, which is often a defining aspect of the CLIL approach. Authenticity connects to motivation, again providing a … Continue reading

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The Symposium on Studying Subjects and Specialist Content Through English – Write Up

The Symposium on Studying Subjects and Specialist Content Through English 「英語で教科内容や専門を学ぶ」 at Waseda University was an excellent and thought-provoking event, which was attended by teachers and students from many different areas of education, from primary to university levels. The first … Continue reading

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New Publications in CLIL from Japan

We are very excited to announce the publications of two new books dealing with CLIL in the Japanese setting. The first one is, an edited volume by Makoto Ikeda, Yoshinori Watanabe and Shinichi Izumi, published by Sophia University Press. This book … Continue reading

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50th International RELC Conference, Singapore 2015

Transcending Boundaries in Language Learning This year, the 50th International RELC conference was held in Singapore, and Professor Makoto Ikeda was invited as one of the Key Note speakers. The abstract to his session and his slides are available below. … Continue reading

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CALL For Chapter Proposals: English Medium Instruction in Universities in Japan

We are pleased to announce that work has begun on an edited volume focusing on English Medium Instruction in Universities in Japan (tentative title) which is being edited by Annette Bradford (Meiji University) and Howard Brown (The University of Niigata Prefecture). Below is … 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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Exploring Critical Thinking Through Students’ Reflective Papers on a CLIL Cultural Studies Course

Dr Chantal Hemmi from Sophia University will be giving a talk on the use of Critical Thinking in CLIL at Tokyo Jalt on May 5th 2014 (Monday) 18:00 t0 19:30 at Sophia University. Please see the following link for her … Continue reading

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ICRJ Symposium Follow Up: Presenter’s Slides

Symposium Presentation slides from Professor Yuki Yamano CLIL Potential for Primary ELT by Yuki Yamano from Richard Pinner Symposium Presentation slides from Professor Makoto Ikeda Does CLIL work for Japanese secondary school students?: Potential for the ‘weak’ version of CLIL … Continue reading

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CLIL in Japan: Beyond the European Context

The International CLIL Research Journal Symposium  Wednesday 26th March 2014                   14:30-18:30 L-821 (Central Library, Yotsuya Campus, Sophia University) + Lecture (17:00-18:30) ‘Dimensions of integrating language learning and disciplinary learning’ Philip Shaw (University of Stockholm) Symposium Programme (14:30-16:30) Yoshinori Watanabe … Continue reading

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International CLIL Research Journal: Special Issue on Japan

It is with great pleasure that we can announce the publication of the special edition of the International CLIL Research Journal (ICRJ) which focuses on the Japanese context. Guest edited by Dr. Makoto Ikeda and Richard Pinner, the special issue … Continue reading

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