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Natacha Rita Díaz Luis


This research concentrates on the importance that digital technologies and their use in informal contexts in the process of learning of English as a communication vehicle and non-linguistic disciplines. This study aims to analyze this spontaneous learning produced by platforms usually utilized by pupils, i.e., to examine the impact that online platforms produce among students regarding the learning of the foreign language concurrently with content learning. Thus, teenagers from 12 to 16 years old who are currently studying Secondary Education have been selected. These students belong to the Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) programme. The policy instrument employed was a survey in which pupils shall reflect on how these mediums have contributed simultaneously to the ESL and content learning in this non- formal context. This investigation will contribute to connect formal and informal education, study those aspects which are mainly potentiated when pupils are not at school (in an attempt to introduce them in class and eventually motivate students) and make pupils reflect on their own process of learning.

Keywords: CLIL, ICT, informal education, Secondary Education.

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