Volume 2 | Issue 1 | May 2014

Article 2 – The Hunger Games: An Ecocritical Reading

Janice Bland and Anne Strotmann consider how Suzanne Collins’ dystopian trilogy, The Hunger Games, Catching Fire and Mockingjay, can motivate students to improve their language and literacy proficiency by extensive reading, while discovering anthropocentrism. read more

Article 4 – From Flat Stanley to Flat Cat

Teresa Fleta and Elizabeth Forster describe a Flat Cat shared international project, demonstrating how such projects can support development in areas such as creativity and literacy, and promote intercultural and interlinguistic learning. read more

Article 5 – To Read or not to Read

Annika Kreft and Britta Viebrock discuss an extensive reading project. The authors show that reading is still an issue amongst many teenagers and that a young adult fiction project can affect learners, their reading motivation and related language skills in a positive way. read more

Book Review

Michael Prusse reviews Kinder- und Jugendliteratur im Fremdsprachenunterricht (Emer O’Sullivan and Dietmar Rösler, 2013). read more