comics online as a resource for increasing EFL learning

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comics online as a resource for increasing EFL learning

  1. 1. COMICS ONLINE A resource for EFL teaching
  2. 2. <ul><li>STRENGTHS OF COMICS IN EDUCATION </li></ul>
  3. 3. MOTIVATING <ul><li>By inviting comics into their classrooms, educators can take advantage of the &quot;fantastic motivating power of comic books” </li></ul>
  4. 4. VISUAL <ul><li>&quot; An assumption implied in most school instruction is that all children will read the printed materials with equal effectiveness... The absurdity of this practice is patent&quot; </li></ul>
  5. 5. PERMANENT <ul><li>the speaker has primary control over the speed of the lecture. </li></ul>
  6. 6. INTERMEDIARY <ul><li>Comics can serve as an intermediate step to difficult disciplines and concepts </li></ul>
  7. 7. POPULAR <ul><li>  by incorporating popular culture into the curriculum, teachers can bridge the separation many students feel between their lives in and out of school.   </li></ul>
  8. 8. Comics as a resource to enhance writing and reading skills in the EFL class 1.
  9. 9. <ul><li>Comics are easily accesible to non-native speaker of English. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>The use of comics strips greatly helps low-level students. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Comics strips can be a good prompt for writing. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Comics promote higher level thinking. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Comics raise awareness of pragmatics </li></ul>
  14. 14. Bibliography http://www.tesolreview.org/down/2-7.%20Claude%20Andre%20Drolet.pdf http://www.humblecomics.com/comicsedu/strengths.html http://english.arizona.edu/public/Image/NOS/LiuTQ10-22-07.pdf

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