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  • Using comic strips with young learners of English

    Posted by on October 01, 2012

    Comic strips are often structured in a single sentence, or even a phrase; their textual simplicity, the visuals accompanying and often clarifying the text and finally the frequent presence of colour make them very appealing to young EFL learners. Indeed, the language of comic strips leads to a positive response in children, regardless of their […]

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  • Teaching English through newspapers

    Posted by on August 27, 2012

    Our guest blogger this week is Roberta Facchinetti, who is a Full Professor in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literature at the University of Verona. Roberta teaches courses in English for Journalism, and has published numerous books and articles on language, culture, and the media. While teachers of English are increasingly taking advantage of […]

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