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Younger learners Young Learners Session

Raising the Voices of Young Learners: Experiences in Reading for Pleasure

Mon, Aug 16, 11:00-11:45 Asia/Tokyo Day 5

This presentation reports the findings of a qualitative PhD study carried out with young learners. Extensive reading, reading circles and reading aloud were implemented. Action research was used to examine the L2 reading process. Findings show the participants’ L2 reading accounts.

  • Aurora Varona Archer

    English teacher at the Languages School and Language Center, Universidad Veracruzana since 1996. Teaching experience in extensive reading to young learners, adolescents and adults. PhD in ELT, University of Southampton. MA in ELT and MA in Human Development. Research interest in L2 reading and motivational fastors in L2 learning.