Extensive Reading as a Transferable Skill – (Young Learner Focus)

by Jake Whiddon

  • 22 Oct 2020 5:00pm

What can you do in class to help reading out of class? 

What models for extensive reading do you know?

Reading helps language learners by subconsciously teaching grammar and consciously teaching vocabulary.

Webinar details

Reading helps language learners by subconsciously teaching grammar and consciously teaching vocabulary. Reading teaches culture and increases a student’s knowledge.  It can also develop the 4Cs and empower children to learn on their own. 

In this session, Jake will:

  • outline a model for integrating extensive reading skills in young learner language classes. 
  • highlight the benefits of increasing reading in the home
  • highlight a language learning app to help increase phonics and literacy skills in their next classes

 

This will be a fun and informative session!

Jake Whiddon

Jake Whiddon has been working in the China & Asia language teacher market since 2004. He has worked managing academic operations and as Regional Trainer; for Education First and Macmillan Education; and is currently Studycat’s Head of Teacher Training and User Experience. Jake has trained teachers in Greater China, Japan, Thailand, Cambodia and Myanmar. He holds a DipTESOL from Trinity College London; International Diploma in Language Teaching Management (IDLTM) from University of Queensland and is currently completing his MA Dissertation on the benefits of Game Based Language Learning Apps for Young Learners in China.