Teaching content through Dutch as a second language

Authors Maaike Hajer
Published in Dutch Journal of Applied Linguistics
Publication date 2018
Research groups Multilingualism and Education
Type Article


Within the Netherlands, Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) in foreign language teaching can be considered a sibling of 'Language Oriented Content Teaching' (LOCT), a pedagogy in mainstream classes with second language learners of Dutch, where Dutch is used as language of instruction. This article characterizes two decades of research on LOCT through Dutch in multilingual schools and discusses its relevance for CLIL development.

Language English
Published in Dutch Journal of Applied Linguistics
Year and volume 7 2
Key words disciplinary literacy, teacher education, language across the curriculum, multilingual classrooms, language oriented content teaching, LOCT, content and language integrated learning, CLIL, multidisciplinary cooperation
Page range 246-263