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Developing the visual competency of your students

Developing the visual competency of your students

Presented by Emma-Jayne Robinson

How can we make use of visuals in the English language classroom, and how can using images and video benefit our learners? Visual competency is the ability to decode and interpret visual information. In a world which communication is becoming increasingly image focused, our learners need to develop skills to help them make sense of the visual information that constantly surrounds them. This session explores the pedagogy underlying the use of images and video in the adult English language classroom, and will look at a variety of practical classroom activities to explore visual thinking strategies and help teachers to support learners in developing visual competency.

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Read more about Emma Jayne Robinson ...

Emma-Jayne has been an ELT consultant at Macmiilan for four years. Previously working as a teacher and art co-ordinator in Hong Kong before returning to London where she also did secondments as academic co-ordinator and study centre manager at Kaplan.

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