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CLIL in Higher Education Towards a Multilingual Language Policy Author: Inmaculada Fortanet-Gómez

Paperback - 304 pages
08 Apr 2013
Multilingual Matters
210 x 148


This book offers a unique view of multilingualism in higher education from a global perspective. It presents a contextualised case of a multilingual language policy which takes the Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) approach. The volume discusses various approaches to multilingual education including CLIL and then proposes guidelines for a multilingual language policy for Universitat Jaume I in Castelló, Spain. It examines the advantages of a multilingual education programme and reviews the success of existing language policies. This book will be an essential resource for researchers and students as well as policy makers.


All in all, CLIL in Higher Education has much to offer to CLIL and EMI researchers, practitioners, and university authorities. it not only packages well-sourced information about multilingual policies and practices and delivers it in an accessible manner, but is also thought-provoking, inspiring fresh reflections and proposals.

- European Association of Languages for Specific Purposes, Fall 2015 Issue (Volume 30)
- Carmen Sancho Guinda, Technical University of Madrid, Spain

Author Biography:

Inmaculada Fortanet-Gómez is a senior lecturer at Universitat Jaume I in Castelló, where she teaches English for Specific Purposes for the degrees of Business Administration and English Studies, as well as Master and doctoral courses, and teacher training courses for CLIL at the university. Her research focuses on Content and Language Integrated Learning, as well as academic and professional English discourse.

Readership Level:

Postgraduate, Research / Professional

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