CLIL and Critical Thinking Through Literature: Activities on Poems about Argentina’s Military Dictatorship
Keywords:Argentina’s military dictatorship, CLIL, critical thinking, literature, poems
Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) is a relatively novel approach to L2 learning. Designed under this approach, this paper proposes a set of three activities that seek to foster secondary level students’ critical thinking, creativity, and intrapersonal skills. English language learning is integrated with the specific subjects of Literature, by analyzing and creating poetry, and History, discussing poems by Marcelo Gelman, Osvaldo Balbi, and Joaquín Enrique Areta, who were victims of the final Argentina’s military dictatorship (1976–1983).
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