Volume 2 | Issue 2 | November 2014
Stephen Krashen and Janice Bland discuss the pivotal role of certified librarians and school libraries for the introduction of compelling reading in a foreign language, such as EFL worldwide and ELLs in the US, as well as compelling reading in children’s heritage languages. read more
Carol Serrurier-Zucker and Euriell Gobbé-Mévellec examine the close links between drama and picturebooks, foreign language learning and theatre. A task-based project shows how picturebooks can be dramatized with young learners. read more
Emma McGilp introduces a bilingual, multilingual picturebook project with a small group of children learning English as an additional language (EAL) at a pre-school in Scotland. read more
Marian Krueger demonstrates how today’s visual culture requires students to be visually literate, to be able to deal with visual images both receptively (comprehending and interpreting) and productively (creating and producing). read more
Alan Pulverness reviews Journeys through Wordless Narratives: An International Enquiry with Immigrant Children and ‘The Arrival’ (Evelyn Arizpe, Teresa Colomer and Carmen Martinez-RoldánVisual, 2014).
Geoff Hall reviews Children’s Literature and Learner Empowerment: Children and Teenagers in English Language Education (Janice Bland, 2013). read more