Receptive skills with young learners

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    Abstract

    In this article I will argue for the benefits of receptive skills development (i.e. reading and listening) with children (seven to eleven) at beginner/elementary levels who are able to recognise words in print. I will then outline objectives and discuss text and task selection.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationWorking with Young Learners: A way ahead
    EditorsDorothy Berwick, Anastasia-Sissy Gika
    Place of PublicationWhitstable, Kent, UK
    PublisherIATEFL
    Pages52-60
    Number of pages9
    ISBN (Print)1-901095-60-6
    Publication statusPublished - 1998

    Keywords

    • Receptive skills
    • listening
    • reading
    • EFL
    • ELT
    • language teaching methodology
    • young learners

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