Publication details [#64961]

Kasper, Gabriele, Arja Piirainen-Marsh and Leila Kääntä. 2018. Explaining Hooke’s Law: Definitional Practices in a CLIL Physics Classroom. Applied Linguistics 39 (5) : 694–717.
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Oxford University Press


This paper explores how a teacher in a Content-and-Language-Integrated-Learning (CLIL) program starts diverse definitional practices during a plenary episode in a physics class intructed in English in Finland. The episode centers on clarifying Hooke’s physical law.