Write or tell the story? - linguistic application of the online tools in developing writing and reading skills
Keywords:literature, storytelling, writing and reading skills, education
The first part of the article is devoted to the presentation of a wide range of advantages of using the storytelling technique in language classes with students of different language levels and age ranges. Then, the author introduces the basic principles used in making the right choice of a story for individual groups of students. Another aspect discussed in the article concerns the effective preparation of the teacher for the presentation of stories and practical advice helpful in the course of telling the selected story to students. The author also presents examples of exercises that are worth using after presenting the stories, which are a further part of the lesson. The article ends with an example of multimedia tools that are helpful for writing, creating your own stories, as well as supporting both reading and listening to stories at different educational levels. She lists, among others, story generators, applications and online platforms presenting the wealth of linguistic resources needed to create interesting stories.
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