It is a combination of Content Based Instruction & Theme Based Learning to help ESL students.Conclusion:The integration of language & content teaching is perceived by the European Commission as "an excellent way of making progress in a foreign language". * The content presented in content-based ESL instruction is cognitively demanding, and the higher-order thinking and problem-solving nature of content-based ESL instruction will result in cognitive growth, which is an additional benefit beyond linguistic development (Chamot & O'Malley, 1994). What Does Content-Based ESL Instruction Look Like?
Content Based Instruction Content based instruction (CBI) is a teaching approach that focuses on learning language through learning about something.Although CBI is not new, there has been an increased interest in it because it has proven very effective in ESL and EFL programs around the world. Content-Based Instruction is an approach to language teaching that focuses not on the language itself, but rather on what is being taught through the language; that is, the language becomes the medium through which something new is learned. IN the CBI approach the student learns the TL by using it to learn sme other new content.
TESOL's New Ways series offers collections of lesson plans developed by ESL/EFL teachers from around the world. This review considers two books in the New Ways series, New Ways in Teaching Adults and New Ways in Content-Based Instruction. The format of both books is "recipe-style" lesson plans, with each lesson plan including a side-bar indicating. CONTENT-BASED INSTRUCTION IN PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL SETTINGS 4 ` on strengthening pedagogical content knowledge is further evidenced in the recent melding of the pedagogically focused 1992 Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (INTASC) standards for teacher candidates with the discipline-based standards.