Australia: the Land down under and Aborigines (EN-CUR-606)

Students will learn about Australia, History, and Geography in a CLIL lesson (Content Language Integrated Learning). They are ESL students. The activity will be organized by using Situated Learning Episode approach with collaborative activities and Flipped learning. The results of the activity will be the presentation of a digital product by groups of students to the teacher and the class. There will be an improvement of competences in English as a Second language, in digital skills, in cultural heritage about a country in which English is the official language, in social skills.

This learning scenario has been developed during the “Digital Education with Cultural Heritage” online course. The course aimed to improve teachers’ understanding of cultural heritage in order to efficiently integrate it into their lessons and practices. The courses can be accessed here.

Author: Emiliana Rufo

Age of students: 12-13

Subject and topic: English as a Second language, History, Geography, Social studies/Australia: history and geography of the country which was part of the British Empire

CC BY 3.0: the featured image used to illustrate this article has been found on Europeana and has been provided by the Norsk Teknisk Museum.

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