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This podcast is designed to inspire language teaching and learning. Tune in for book reviews, interviews with inspiring teachers, best practice ideas, linguistic facts, musings on current events and crazy language learning stories. For more information, visit www.languagefuel.com.
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Language Fuel Podcast Episode 5
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In this episode, I discuss how to use graded readers in the language classroom. The issues to think about when choosing graded readers and how to use them include the following: Age appropriateness Level appropriateness Scaffolding required What skills you are encouraging You can actually practice many language skills with graded reader texts, especially those which come with an audio text. Don't assume that a graded reader text is only for teaching reading. I mentioned also briefly the idea of sketchnotes. See a good summary here for what sketchnotes are all about. Above all, have fun, experiment with new ways, and follow what your learners are enjoying.