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Using Picturebooks with Children

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This webinar with Gail Ellis looks at using picturebooks with primary.

About the webinar

Using picturebooks offers an innovative, flexible and motivating approach to language development in a visual, literary and cultural context, as it allows you to bring multimodal representation into the classroom. This session shows how picturebooks selected from the British Council’s Drawing Words exhibition can be used to help children of primary school age develop English as well as visual and emotional literacy.

About the speaker

Gail Ellis, Advisor Young Learners and Quality, is based at the British Council in Paris. She has published widely in the field of young learners and is co-author of Tell it Again! and Teaching children how to learn. She is an advocate for children’s language learning rights and her main interests include children’s literature, ELT management, and inclusive practices. She is a member of Picturebooks in European Primary English Language Teaching (PEPELT).

Find out more about our related webinar - Writing stories for ELT Primary

Watch a recording of the webinar below