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Agustín-Llach, Maria Pilar and Andrés Canga Alonso. 2016. Vocabulary growth in young CLIL and traditional EFL learners: evidence from research and implications for education. International Journal of Applied Linguistics 26 (2) : 211–227.
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This paper compares receptive vocabulary size and lexical growth of CLIL learners and traditional EFL learners during a three-year longitudinal study. CLIL approaches are considered especially beneficial in lexical development. It is argued that CLIL approach provides a gain for vocabulary acquisition, which grows as experience with the approach, age and proficiency increase.