October 19, 2018
by Nora Nagy
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The audio experience: young readers, young listeners

Rhymes, chants and songs If you started learning a second language as a child, it is most likely that you still remember the rhymes and chants you used to practise the alphabet, the parts of the body, or in my … Continue reading

September 20, 2018
by Nora Nagy
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Extending reading through projects with young learners

How can you make reading with young learners as interactive and fun as possible? One way to make the reading experience more memorable is by extending it through projects. Arts and crafts projects create excellent opportunities to recycle vocabulary learnt … Continue reading

June 29, 2018
by Nora Nagy
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Arts & crafts projects for sunny and rainy days

Now that the holidays are here, we need the most playful activities to keep the language your children learnt during the school term alive and help them use the words they have learnt in various contexts. In our series of … Continue reading

April 5, 2018
by Nora Nagy
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Getting Grimm with young children

Both children and adults love reading folk and fairy tales, although often they appreciate different aspects of them. In our last post we looked at ways of viewing the Brothers Grimm with teenage and adult learners. In this post we … Continue reading

February 7, 2018
by Nora Nagy
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The Big Book Reading Experience

When I remember memorable shared book experiences, either as a child or as a teacher, I see readers completely lost in the books they are reading, pointing at the details on the pages, turning the pages back and forth, asking … Continue reading