In this webinar, Victoria Boobyer talks about the why and how of Graded Readers. Her talk covers the methodological and pedagogical underpinning of using readers in (and out of) the classroom. She talks about a number of ideas for practical activities for teachers to take away. These activities are suitable for both paper and digital readers and cover a range of reading sub-skills as well as a variety of activities for other skills. It also covers a variety of learner types and levels from A1 General English students through to Business English learners.
About the speaker: Victoria is a freelance writer, trainer and E-Moderator and also acts as the ICT & Social Media consultant for a number of ELT institutions. Until late 2013, she was Academic Manager at Anglo European School (Bournemouth, UK) where she implemented an extremely successful programme of complementary handheld learning. She has written for several publishers and the British Council, for whom she has also given seminars. She is experienced in writing for print and digital media – including creating interactive content SmartBuilder. She co-created the British Council ELTon shortlisted ELTpics.