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1 29/04/2015Steve Darn1 ‘ ‘The distance is nothing – it is the first step that is difficult’ CLIL

2 29/04/2015Steve Darn2 A Geography Lesson Vancouver CLIL

3 29/04/2015Steve Darn3 Fraser River Vancouver Coast Range Vancouver Island Pacific Ocean US border N

4 29/04/2015Steve Darn4 Text mapping

5 29/04/2015Steve Darn5 Location and climate Vancouver is located in the southwest corner of Canada in the province of British Columbia, at about 49° Latitude and 123° Longitude, next to the Pacific Ocean. Vancouver is surrounded by water on three sides and overlooked by the Coast Range mountains that rise abruptly to more than 1,500m. Its climate is one of the mildest in Canada. Temperatures average 3°C in January and 18°C in July. Vancouver's average annual precipitation is 1.2 mm. Most rainfall occurs in winter. Population With a population of about 550,000 Vancouver lies in a region of more than 2 million people. Vancouver is the largest city in the province of British Columbia and the third largest in Canada. The Chinese minority makes up 30% of the population.

6 29/04/2015Steve Darn6 Some vocabulary first, most important (adj) diversified became greater in size, importance (vb) partners not foreign or international (adj) output having a wide range of products (adj) network variety (n) located system of connected lines (n) expanded amount produced (n) domestic in a particular place (adj) primary produce, create (vb) range people who share a business (n) generate

7 29/04/2015Steve Darn7 Economy As the main western terminus of Canada's transcontinental highway and rail _______, Vancouver is the ________ city of western Canada, as well as one of the nation's largest industrial centres. The Port of Vancouver is Canada's largest and most ________ port, trading more than $43 billion in goods with more than 90 trading ________ annually. Port activities _________ 69,200 jobs in total with $4 billion in gross _________ product (GDP) and $8.9 billion in economic ________. Vancouver's central area has 60% of the region's office space and is home to headquarters of forest products and mining companies as well as branches of national and international banks and accounting and law firms. In recent years, Vancouver has __________ as a centre for software development, biotechnology and the film industry. Two of the Port of Vancouver's container docks are ________ in the city. The Fraser River has barge and log traffic serving forestry and other water related industries. Around 1,800 acres of industrial land provide an important _________ of support services, manufacturing and wholesale premises for businesses throughout the city and region.

8 29/04/2015Steve Darn8 Economy As the main western terminus of Canada's transcontinental highway and rail network, Vancouver is the primary city of western Canada, as well as one of the nation's largest industrial centres. The Port of Vancouver is Canada's largest and most diversified port, trading more than $43 billion in goods with more than 90 trading partners annually. Port activities generate 9,200 jobs in total with $4 billion in gross domestic product (GDP) and $8.9 billion in economic output. Vancouver's central area has 60% of the region's office space and is home to headquarters of forest products and mining companies as well as branches of national and international banks and accounting and law firms. In recent years, Vancouver has expanded as a centre for software development, biotechnology and the film industry. Two of the Port of Vancouver's container docks are located in the city. The Fraser River has barge and log traffic serving forestry and other water related industries. Around 1,800 acres of industrial land provide an important range of support services, manufacturing and wholesale premises for businesses throughout the city and region.

9 29/04/2015Steve Darn9 Looking at language subject specificacademicother lexis located in trading in gross domestic product (GDP) in total annually

10 29/04/2015Steve Darn10 Economy As the main western terminus of Canada's transcontinental highway and rail network, Vancouver is the primary city of western Canada, as well as one of the nation's largest industrial centres. The Port of Vancouver is Canada's largest and most diversified port, trading more than $43 billion in goods with more than 90 trading partners annually. Port activities generate 9,200 jobs in total with $4 billion in gross domestic product (GDP) and $8.9 billion in economic output. Vancouver's central area has 60% of the region's office space and is home to headquarters of forest products and mining companies as well as branches of national and international banks and accounting and law firms. In recent years, Vancouver has expanded as a centre for software development, biotechnology and the film industry. Two of the Port of Vancouver's container docks are located in the city. The Fraser River has barge and log traffic serving forestry and other water related industries. Around 1,800 acres of industrial land provide an important range of support services, manufacturing and wholesale premises for businesses throughout the city and region.

11 29/04/2015Steve Darn11 British Columbia N

12 29/04/2015Steve Darn12 Homework Add more notes to your text map. Add language from the text to the vocabulary chart. Add other features to your map of British Columbia. Find out more about something mentioned in the text (the port, forestry, the film industry.....) Find out more about the city (history, urban development, minority groups.....) Write a similar paragraph about another city in Canada. Work as a group on a project about living and working in Vancouver.

13 29/04/2015Steve Darn13 Reflections on the lesson How else can the text be presented? Can content be visually organised in other ways? Can language be categorised differently? Should understanding of content be tested? When? Are there possibilities for other follow-up activities?

14 29/04/2015Steve Darn14 Reflections on CLIL Did the lesson include Content, Communication, Cognition & Culture? Was equal consideration given to content and language? What similarities were there to a language lesson? Who can teach this kind of lesson?

15 29/04/2015Steve Darn15 Four websites

16 29/04/2015Steve Darn16 Thank you for participating


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