ECIS ESLMT Conference Copenhagen (2-5 March, 2017)
"The Power of Multilingual Classrooms in International Education: Implications for Curriculum Design, Teaching and Learning" 
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Friday, March 3 • 10:45 - 11:45
Classroom Talk as a Bridge to Literacy FULL

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This interactive workshop will illustrate the central role of spoken language in providing a bridge to literacy and academic language. Using classroom examples, we will discuss how certain kinds of talk – “literate” spoken language – can provide scaffolding for the development of academic literacies.

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Pauline Gibbons

Pauline Gibbons is an Adjunct Professor at the University of New South Wales Australia, where she teaches courses in teaching English as a second language. Her work with teachers has taken her to Hong Kong, Sweden, Laos, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, China, South Africa, Marshall... Read More →

Friday March 3, 2017 10:45 - 11:45 CET