Activities for integrating concept learning – Into the science in english lessons

Written by: Magdalena Tsavkova

Combining an exercise typical for studying a foreign language in subject learning is one of the areas in education today that is of great interest. In particular, students who study various subjects in a language not native for them, face a double challenge – to master both content and vocabulary of the subject. There are many ways to accomplish this aim – crossword puzzles, fill in the blanks, match the terms, concept mapping, decision-making, etc. All these activities replace the traditional lecture-based teaching and give the student the opportunity to be an active learner. Subject teachers need to implement this way of presenting information more regularly, though in Bulgaria they lack hands-on materials and supplemental manuals for their classrooms.
This paper will present some activities for chemistry in English classroom. These are only samples that attempt to bring only a few typical “language” exercises into the science classes.

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