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Educational Potential of Multilingual Picture Books in an EFL Classroom


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Trinki, Mirna. (2018). Educational Potential of Multilingual Picture Books in an EFL Classroom. Diploma Thesis. Filozofski fakultet u Zagrebu, Department of English Language and Literature. [mentor Letica Krevelj, Stela].

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This study was of an exploratory character and it looked into the educational potential of multilingual picture books in an EFL classroom, as well as pupils’ and teachers’ attitudes to such material. The study was done with 63 pupils and 30 teachers and the data was collected through a questionnaire. The results of the study showed that attitudes to multilingual picture books are generally positive and that both teachers and students recognize the educational potential and advantages they offer. Furthermore, it was concluded that multilingual picture books can be used to achieve various curricular aims: from linguistic, cultural and educational to motivating children into learning additional foreign languages.

Item Type: Diploma Thesis
Uncontrolled Keywords: multilingual picture books, multilingualism, plurilingual education, Subway Sparrow
Subjects: English language and literature
Departments: Department of English Language and Literature
Supervisor: Letica Krevelj, Stela
Date Deposited: 06 Dec 2018 12:55
Last Modified: 06 Dec 2018 12:55

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