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Early foreign language learning Play and foreign language learning Picturebooks and language education Assessment in early language learning Reflective practices Learner autonomy

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20092020

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2020

Teaching English to Pre-primary Children: Educating very young children

Mourão, S. & Ellis, G., 2020, Peaslake: DELTA Publications. 250 p. (Delta Teacher Development Series)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

2019
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Collaborative approaches to assessing progression in English in an early language learning initiative: A case study

Mourão, S., 1 Jan 2019, Integrating Assessment into Early Language Learning and Teaching. Prošic-Santovac, D. & Rixon, S. (eds.). Bristol: Multilingual Matters/Channel View Publications Ltd , p. 122-139 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Integrating and emulating: Early english initiatives in Portugal

Mourão, S., 18 Jan 2019, Early Instructed Second Language Acquisition: Pathways to Competence. Rokita-Jaśkow, J. & Ellis, M. (eds.). Multilingual Matters, p. 26-48 23 p. (Early Language Learning in School Contexts).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access

Reflecting on the early years in the YLT SIG

Mourão, S. (ed.), 15 Nov 2019, In : TEYLT worldwide. 2019, 2, p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Research into the teaching of English as a foreign language in early childhood education and care

Mourão, S. J., 2019, Routledge Handbook of Teaching English to Young Learners. Garton, S. & Copland, F. (eds.). London: Taylor & Francis, p. 425-440 15 p. (Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Response during picturebook read alouds in English as a foreign language

Mourão, S., 6 Mar 2019, In : Teanga - Journal of the Irish Association of Applied Linguistics . 26, 1, p. 58-76 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

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The Routledge Companion to Picturebooks: Book Review

Mourão, S., 30 Nov 2019, In : Children’s Literature in language Education journal (CLELEjournal). 7, 2, p. 1-5 5 p., 1.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

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2018

ELT as a Pluricultural Space: Editorial

Mourão, S. & Bland, J., 30 Nov 2018, In : Children’s Literature in English Language Education Journal. 6, 2, p. ii - v 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access
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English Teaching in the Early Years: A research in Peru : report

Mourão, S., 31 Mar 2018, British Council, Lima. 154 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
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Learning English (and other languages) in Portugal

Mourão, S. & Lourenço, M., 15 Apr 2018, In : Language Issues. 28, 2, p. 53-55 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Play and Peer Interaction in a Low-Exposure Foreign Language-Learning Programme

Mourão, S., 24 May 2018, Preschool Bilingual Education Agency in Interactions Between Children, Teachers, and Parents: Agency in Interactions Between Children, Teachers, and Parents. Schwartz, M. (ed.). Cham: Springer, p. 313-342 30 p. (Part of the Multilingual Education book series (MULT) ; vol. 25).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access

Playing in English: The emerging voices of pre-primary children in a foreign language context

Mourão, S. J., Feb 2018, Voices from the TESOL Classroom: Participant Inquiries in Young Learner Classes. Copland, F. & Garton, S. (eds.). Maryland, Estados Unidos: TESOLPress, p. 67-76 9 p. (TESOL Voices).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
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The social and linguistic benefits of peer interaction in a foreign language-learning programme

Mourão, S., 1 Oct 2018, Preschool Bilingual Education: Agency in Interactions between Children, Teachers, and Parents. Schwartz, M. (ed.). Cham: Springer International Publishing AG, Vol. 25. p. 313- 342 29 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2017

A typology of title pages: A comparative analysis between Portugal and the United Kingdom

Mayor, G. S. & Mourao, S., 2017, 5th International Conference on Illustration and Animation (CONFIA). Cunha, M. & Teixeira, P. M. (eds.). Guimaraes: IPCA - Instituto Politécnico do Cávado e do Ave, p. 622-631 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fractures and Disruptions in Children’s Literature.

Ramos, A. M., Mourão, S. J. & Cortez, M. T., 30 Sep 2017, Cambridge : Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 309 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Open Access
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Introduction

Ramos, A. M., Mourão, S. & Cortez, M. T., 15 Aug 2017, Fractures and Disruptions in Children’s Literature. Ramos, A. M., Mourão, S. & Cortez, M. T. (eds.). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, p. 1-13 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

O livro como objeto: Bernardo Carvalho no papel de ilustrador-designer

Translated title of the contribution: A book as object: Bernardo Carvalho and his role as illustrator-designerMourão, S. J., Jan 2017, Aproximações ao Livro-objeto: Das Potencialidades Criativas às Propostas de Leitura. Margarida Ramos, A. (ed.). Palmela: Tropelias e Companhia, p. 159-180 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Picturebooks in instructed foreign language learning contexts

Mourão, S. J., Oct 2017, The Edinburgh Companion to Children’s Literature. Beauvais, C. & Nikolajeva, M. (eds.). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, p. 245-264 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The Shapeshifting Nature of Children’s Literature for ELT: Editorial

Mourão, S. & Bland, J., 30 May 2017, In : Children’s Literature in language Education journal (CLELEjournal). 5, 1, p. ii - iv 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access
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2016

Cultural Identity in the Language Classroom: Editorial

Mourão, S. & Bland, J., 31 May 2016, In : Children’s Literature in language Education journal (CLELEjournal). 4, 1, p. ii - iv 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access
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ELT in early childhood education: from a trickling stream to a rushing river

Mourão, S. J., Feb 2016, In : Children and Teenagers. 2016, 1, p. 15-19 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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The Journey: Editorial

Mourão, S. & Bland, J., 30 Nov 2016, In : Children’s Literature in language Education journal (CLELEjournal). 4, 2, p. ii - xi 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

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The Journey

Mourão, S. J., May 2016, In : Children’s Literature in English Language Education Journal. 4, 2, p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access
2015

Editorial

Mourão, S. & Bland, J., 30 Nov 2015, In : Children’s Literature in language Education journal (CLELEjournal). 3, 2, p. ii - iii 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access
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Editorial

Mourão, S. & Bland, J., 30 May 2015, In : Children’s Literature in language Education journal (CLELEjournal). 3, 1, p. ii-iii 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access
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English in pre-primary: the challenges of getting it right

Mourão, S., 2015, Teaching English to Young Learners: Critical Issues in Language Teaching with 3-12 year olds. Bland, J. (ed.). London: Bloomsbury Academic Publishing, p. 51-70 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

English Learning Areas in pre-primary classrooms: an investigation of their effectiveness

Mourão, S. J., Robinson, P. & Kang, N. J., 2015, London: British Council. 32 p. (ELT Research Papers 15.02)

Research output: Book/ReportOther report

Open Access
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Fostering affective responses to picturebooks in the young learner classroom

Mourão, S. J., 31 Aug 2015, In : Humanising Language Teaching. 17, 4, p. online 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Response to picturebooks: A case for valuing children’s linguistic repertoires during repeated read alouds

Mourão, S., 2015, Early Years Second Language Education: International Perspectives on Theories and Practice. Mourão, S. & Lourenço, M. (eds.). 1st Edition ed. London: Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, p. 62-77 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)

The potential of picturebooks with young learners

Mourão, S., 2015, Teaching English to Young Learners.: Critical Issues in Language Teaching with 3-12 year olds. Bland, J. (ed.). 1st ed. New York: Bloomsbury Academic Publishing, p. 199-218 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2014

Taking play seriously in the pre-primary English classroom

Mourão, S., 1 Jan 2014, In : ELT Journal. 68, 3, p. 254-264 11 p., ccu018.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Picturebook: Object of Discovery

Mourão, S., 30 Sep 2013, Children’s Literature in Second Language Education. Bland, J. & Lütge, C. (eds.). London: Bloomsbury, p. 71-94 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Picturebooks for old and young

Mourão, S., 1 Jan 2013

Research output: Other contribution

Planeta Tangerina: an editorial concept that pushes boundaries

Mourão, S., 1 Jan 2013, Beyond the Book: Transforming Children’s Literature. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, p. 210-221

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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Review article: Teaching Children’s Literature. It’s Critical!

Mourão, S., 1 Jan 2013, In : ELT Journal. 67, 3, p. 367-369 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Open Access

Understanding response to picturebook

Mourão, S., 30 Jun 2013, In : Encuentro: revista de investigación e innovación en la clase de idiomas. 22, 1, p. 98-114 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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2011

The learning affordances of picturebooks.

Mourão, S., 2011, In : The ETAS Journal. Summer, p. 32-34 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2010

Vocabulary Activities

Mourão, S., 2010, In : ELT Journal. 64, 3, p. 363-365 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2009

Using stories in the primary classroom

Mourão, S., 2009, BritLit: using Literature in EFL Classrooms. London: APAC, Vol. 8. p. 19-33 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter