successful implementation of CLIL courses in Russian universities
Alipichev – Alexander A. Galushkin – Svetlana Yu. Dronova – Elena
The authors analyze the teaching contents of CLIL courses, evaluate the
learning outcomes and professional development opportunities offered by these
courses and comment on their implementation in the training process with
account of the current practices implemented in European universities.
Approaches to CLIL course content planning and design, methods and tools of
students’ performance assessing, and suggestions on lecturers’ retraining are
investigated within this paper. Specific features of CLIL courses are revealed
by the authors. The research performed allowed elaborating the conceptual
scheme of a CLIL course. The authors come to the conclusion that implementation
of CLIL in educational process of higher schools is rather perspective area.
Key words: content-and-language
integrated learning (CLIL), professional foreign language teaching, tertiary
professional education, academic mobility.