Glossary for Clil

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Accuracy: the condition or quality of being true, correct, or exact; Adaptive teaching: teaching according to each student’s skills, capacities and situation. Appropriation of language / of content:

Clarification request: question asked by a Student in order to clarify an utterance CLIL: Content and Language Integrated Learning
Co-construction of meaning: is a process in which a teacher and a student, or two students, collaborate to interpret and understand written or oral communication. Collocation: A collocation is a group of two or more words that generally go together.  Complexity: the degree of difficulty of a task, activity...

Comprehensible input: language input that can be understood by listeners despite them not understanding all the words and structures in it. Content-compatible Language: refers to language and language skills which are not absolutely indispensable but fit well in the topic to be taught. Content-obligatory Language: refers to language bits or language skills which are indispensable to develop and discuss any given content. Content-Rich Language Learning:

Conversational adjustments: promote comprehensible input
Conversational Analysis: is an approach to the study of social interaction, embracing both verbal and non-verbal conduct. Conversational support:
Cooperative learning: learning methodology in which different subjects participate in in order to make a groupal construction of learning. Experiential approach: a methodology of making meaning from direct experience Face-saving strategies: is something done to try to lessen embarrassment or to make one's self look better in a situation where a person is embarrassed. Face-threatening activities: is an act that inherently damages the face of the addressee or the speaker by acting in opposition to the wants and desires of the other. Feedback: information in response to an inquiry, experiment, etc Formulaic language: Formulaic language covers a range of prefabricated linguistic...
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