Eamon Watters is an Associate Professor at Akita University. He teaches science undergrads and postgrads English, and also teaches scientific subjects through English. He has qualifications in science and engineering, and two decades experience in teaching English in Japan.
This presentation reports on the design and delivery of a mandatory communicative English as a medium of instruction (EMI) content and language integrated learning (CLIL) course to second year engineering and science students. Classes combine the use of authentic science-focussed material, edited for student level, with student discussions and reporting. In addition to course details, student feedback and teaching issues will also be reported on.