Teachers' Attitudes to Using Picturebooks in the L2 Classroom

Olivia Mair*

*Autore corrispondente per questo lavoro

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This chapter reports on two workshops conducted with in-service primary and pre-school teachers regarding the use of children’s literature with young foreign language learners. In particular it discusses pre-school and primary teachers’ attitudes to using English language picturebooks and graphic novels in the classroom and addresses some of their misgivings about their own ability to use L2 children’s literature. It also describes some of the strategies and ideas that were offered to teachers with the aim of building their confidence.
Lingua originaleEnglish
Titolo della pubblicazione ospiteEnglish for Young Learners from Pre-school to Lower Secondary: A CLIL Teacher-Training Project in Italian Schools
EditorF Costa, C Cucchi, O Mair, A. Murphy
Numero di pagine17
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2018


  • EFL
  • L2 classroom
  • children's literature
  • picturebooks
  • teachers' attitudes
  • young learners


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