May 14, 2015
by Nora Nagy
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Comics, graphic novels, visual stories: apps and websites

The world of visual storytelling, graphic stories and comics reminds me of an amazing maze where you turn a corner and stumble upon fascinating combinations of visual and verbal elements. Understanding the various forms of this medium is like playing … Continue reading

May 12, 2015
by Nora Nagy
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Graphic stories in language education

Graphic stories, comic books, cartoons and manga have long been incorporated in language teaching programmes, and we do not need to spend too much time on convincing teachers of the benefits of these resources. Short comic strips are present in … Continue reading

October 28, 2013
by Nora Nagy
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Graphic Stories Special: Meet the Westbourne Kids

In this special we would like you and your students to meet the Westbourne kids, the main characters in a series of twelve graphic stories at A1-A2 level. I think we all face a challenge to engage all of our students, … Continue reading

July 25, 2013
by Nora Nagy
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Using graphic stories

Graphic stories have never been more popular and relevant than now. Visual and textual narration support each other in graphic stories  and make them  one of the most engaging educational tools in reading classrooms. What are graphic stories and what … Continue reading