Researchers are  invited to submit papers on the topic of Content and Language (in general), and English Medium Instruction and CLIL (in particular) for a special issue of the Rassegna Italiana di Linguistica Applicata – RILA (Italian Journal of Applied Linguistics), eds. Ernesto Macaro (University of Oxford, United Kingdom) and Bruna Di Sabato (University of Naples, Suor Orsola Benincasa, Italy).

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We invite articles which consider second language education as a cross-curricular issue and we will accept studies which have a local perspective or provide a more global overview. Articles should adhere to the authors’ guidelines, and be written in English. All proposals will be double-blind peer-reviewed. Accepted articles will be required to have an abstract of a maximum of 120 words in both English and Italian and editorial assistance will be provided for the Italian abstract if needed.

Topics may include but are not limited to:

  • second language practices and transition between phases of education
  • the language of specific disciplines and its interaction between content and second language learning
  • cognitive issues related to content and second language learning
  • The professional development of teachers involved in:
  • English Medium Instruction
  • Content and Language Integrated Learning

Important deadlines

Send proposals: by December 2017;

Receive feedback: by April 2018;

 Send final versions of texts: by May 2018.

 Proposals should be sent to;; in Word format.