These four principles are essential to the CLIL approach and are used as a framework when we plan and deliver CLIL lessons.
The 4 Cs are –
Content – Progression in knowledge, skills and understanding related to specific elements of a defined curriculum.
Communication – Using language to learn – whilst learning to use language.
Cognition – Developing thinking skills which link concept formation, understanding and language.
Culture – Exposure to alternative perspectives and shared understandings.
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