Demystifying the read-aloud in early English language learning

  • Mourão, S. (Keynote speaker)
  • Gail Ellis (Keynote speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk


In this keynote we will unpack the use of the term ‘story’ and its many different collocations and discuss the implications for storytelling as an approach in early language learning. Our focus will be on the use of the picturebook read-aloud, techniques for mediation and their affordances for a holistic learning experience.
Period7 Jun 20218 Jun 2021
Event titleICEPELL Symposium
Event typeOther
LocationBodo, NorwayShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • Picturebooks
  • read-alouds
  • literary mediation
  • primary education
  • EFL