Innovations and Challenges in CLIL Research: Exploring the Development of Subject-Specific Literacies

Víctor Pavón Vázquez
  • Theory Into Practice, June 2018, Taylor & Francis
  • DOI: 10.1080/00405841.2018.1484035

How specific work with subject-specific literacies can boost results in CLIL

What is it about?

The use of the academic language associated to the content areas taught through a foreign language has a direct impact on the content outcomes.

Why is it important?

In this article we describe the reasons for working with subject specific literacies and the suggestions on how to implement a teaching programme focused in this area.


Víctor Pavón Vázquez (Author)
University of Córdoba

I modestly hope that this article can help teachers understand the necessity to address the use of the foreign language used as a vehicle of communication in CLIL settings in a different way. The most important thing being that working with the language from a general perspective is not enough.

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