Facing CLIL Challenges at University Level

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Carlo Granados Beltrán

Abstract

Experiments in Content Language Integrated Learning have been carried out most of the time at primary and secondary education. However, not much is known about what higher education institutions are doing in this respect. This article aims to present an experience that occurred in the Languages Department at Universidad Central (Bogotá, Colombia) in relation to the inclusion of content in language classes bymeans of project work. The way project work was organised as well as how it was evaluated in the different levels will be explained. Finally, a discussion of some surveys applied to both students and teachers to evaluate the experience will be presented, taking into consideration the advantages and limitations of this kind of work for university contexts.

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Granados Beltrán, C. (2011). Facing CLIL Challenges at University Level. HOW Journal, 18(1), 24-42. Retrieved from https://howjournalcolombia.org/index.php/how/article/view/50
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Author Biography

Carlo Granados Beltrán, Universidad Central, Bogotá

Carlo Granados Beltrán holds an MA in British Cultural Studies and ELT from the University of Warwick, anMA in Applied Linguistics from UniversidadDistrital and a BA in Spanish and Languages fromUniversidad Pedagógica. Currently he is a full-time professor at Universidad Central and is in charge of the Methodology and Didactics class of the BA in Modern Languages at Universidad Javeriana. Additionally, he is a guest lecturer in the research seminars in the MAin Language Teaching programme at UPTC. He is also a member of the research group Educación y Pedagogías de las Lenguas Extranjeras registered in Colciencias.

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