Use of podcasts in STEM, CLIL-implemented subjects to improve oral production skills of secondary school students
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Author/sBeas Catena, Alba
In today’s world technological and language skills appear to be essential in order to success in the labour market. Foreign language learning has been around since ancient times and pedagogical methodologies have been many and varied. In modern history, Canadian immersion programmes were the starting point of Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) methodologies in Europe in the mid-1990s. The EU has encouraged the adoption of programmes and methodologies that foster proficiency in, at least, two additional EU languages and, thus, CLIL have become a very popular methodology in the EU. CLIL has another noteworthy characteristic, that is, it emphasises the learning of content through the use of a FL. STEM professions, that is, technological, scientific and engineering careers require high skilled professionals and the final products are of high added value. Unfortunately, the number of students in STEM classes or degrees has decreased in the last few decades. STEM subjects are re...
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secondary school students
alumnos de secundaria