June 5, 2019
by Nora Nagy
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Stories that support language and thinking development

A need for stories Stories help us meaningfully organize our experiences, no matter how old we are or what language we speak. When we think about the importance of stories in our everyday life as language teachers, it feels natural … Continue reading

May 24, 2019
by Nora Nagy
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A love of libraries: library activities for young learners

There are lots of exciting ways to end the school term or start a holiday course. One of them is taking young learners to your local or school library. In our series about libraries, we will guide you through some … Continue reading

March 8, 2019
by Nora Nagy
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Inspiring teachers: teaching young learners in Italy

In this series we talk to inspiring teachers who use stories and storytelling to set up reading programmes and creative projects, and use the arts and literature to develop their students’ language and literacy skills. We share real examples from real teachers … Continue reading

November 27, 2018
by Nora Nagy
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Young learner projects for cold days and holidays

The year is coming to an end and our students are distracted by all the celebrations that this season brings so we need the most playful activities to keep the language they have learnt during the school term alive and … Continue reading

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