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Smit, Ute, Christiane Dalton-Puffer and Julia Hüttner. 2013. The power of beliefs: lay theories and their influence on the implementation of CLIL programmes. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism 16 (3) : 267–284.
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This article demonstrates the proposed centrality of beliefs to (content and language integrated learning) CLIL policy analysis by an ample examination of the lay theories of teachers and learners concerned in CLIL instruction in Austrian upper secondary technology classes, which traditionally draw students regarded as rather ineffective foreign language learners.