Receptive skills with young learners

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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
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)1-901095-60-6
Publication statusPublished - 1998


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

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Gabrielatos, C. (1998). Receptive skills with young learners. In D. Berwick, & A-S. Gika (Eds.), Working with Young Learners: A way ahead (pp. 52-60). IATEFL.