Mechatronics and mechanical systems - High School CLIL activity
non-destructive controls within the mechanical technology
non-destructive control of various kinds, from penetrating liquids to ultrasounds to magnetic ones.
show and analize entire 15 minutes each from English speaking technicians
show and analize entire 15 minutes each from American speaking technicians
show and analize entire 15 minutes each from not English speaking technicians
debate on the different pronunciation between those who are native speakers, but English-speaking and English, and those who are native speakers, but American.
The aim of the activity:
Learn specific mechanics topics in English, through different forms of pronunciation.
The students had the opportunity to improve their learning of specific terminology in L2 English. The students have also developed good interdisciplinary knowledge and skills, have acquired an intercultural vision as well as have improved general competence in L2 English language by developing good oral communication skills. In the students who took the CLIL module to the state exam these improvements were highlighted and very appreciated.
The strength of this experience was to increase the mastery of the subject in the students and to have brought their linguistic ability to a higher level.