Determinants of EFL learning success in content and language integrated learning
Number of pages
SourceLanguage Learning Journal, (2020)
12 januari 2020
Article / Letter to editor
Display more detailsDisplay less details
SW OZ BSI OLO
Language Learning Journal
SubjectLearning and Plasticity
The present study investigates whether CLIL learners' high scores in English as a foreign language (EFL) can be attributed to three specific learner variables: 'EFL aptitude', 'EFL confidence' and 'international orientation' - and whether out-of-school EFL exposure has an effect. The study was undertaken in eight secondary school CLIL classes in four European countries: the Netherlands, Germany, Italy and Hungary. The results showed a number of significant effects, both initially and after two years. In particular, learners' EFL confidence was found to have a stronger influence on L2 proficiency results than either EFL aptitude, involvement in the international world or the presence of English in society at large.
Upload full text
Use your RU credentials (u/z-number and password) tolog in with SURFconextto upload a file for processing by the repository team.