جۆری توێژینهوه : Original Article
English Department, College Of Languages, Sulaimani University
The Region’s extremely young and rapidly expanding population continues to push for further growth in the overall capacity of the sector and such developments also enabled the education system of Kurdistan Region of Iraq to require more teachers, students, and employees to improve communication abilities in English language conversation.
This paper is about the effectiveness of selected contents and language integrated learning (CLIL) principles - ‘the 4Cs framework’ and ‘the language Triptych’ in teaching an English Conversation course at the Language and Culture Center, University of Sulaimani. The study hypothesizes that CLIL principles have positive effects on students’ speaking competence. As a result, this paper shows that learning a language through a content/theme-based is one of the best methods to get control of both knowledge and language together. Integrating the 4Cs’ elements content, cognition, culture, and communication helped the conversation course to sustain effectively by design suitable activities, and detailed lesson plan, which enhance content and language production. Moreover, the facets of the language Triptych: language OF learning and language FOR learning facilitated language THROUGH learning to project, and the participants started speaking spontaneously.
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