Integration of Languag e, Culture , and Content STARTALK 2009 Dr. Wafa Hassan MSU. Content Language Learning .
Integration of Language, Culture, and Content
Dr. Wafa Hassan
Involves teaching a curricular subject through the medium of a target language. The learner is gaining new knowledge about the subject while encountering, using and learning the foreign language
In order to attain advanced level of language ability, we have to think about:
* Ideas from Heidi Byrnes last presentation GTU.
Content -Based Language InstructionTeachers use instructional materials, learning tasks, and classroom techniques from academic content areas as the vehicle for developing
ReligionsConnections to ArabicLanguage and Culture
History, Geography, Economics, Civics, and Public Discourse
US History – Immigration & Emigration
US History – Local Communities
Use historical thinking to understand the past.
World Geography - Cultural Mosaic
Describe the characteristics, distribution and complexity of Earth’s cultural mosaic.
Living and Working Together - Use historical thinking to understand the past.
Create a unit on Astronomy and Arabs. You can use these topics as part of your unit
content – cultural – language