Demystifying the read-aloud

Sandie Mourão, Gail Ellis

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Written for teachers, this article dissects the picturebook read-aloud in English language education and provides an overview of the main skills required: reading aloud, the use of body, voice and eyes and the ability to confidently use read-aloud talk. A reader has written: "Clarity to discuss complexity! This is perfect for teachers in training."
Original languageEnglish
Article number7
Pages (from-to)22-25
Number of pages4
JournalEnglish Teaching Professional
Issue number136
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sept 2021


  • Picturebooks
  • Reading aloud
  • Interaction
  • Read-aloud talk
  • Teachers
  • EFL
  • Young learners


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