ERIC Number: ED176559
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Cartoons and Comic Strips in the English as a Second Language Class.
Bloom, Grace E.
This essay deals with the use of cartoons and comic strips to teach English as a second language. It illustrates, through past professional literature written on the subject and through specific lessons, the various instructional uses to which cartoons and comic strips lend themselves. Cartoons and comic strips can be applied to the following language skills: structure, reading, vocabulary development, listening comprehension, culture and writing. Examples of various cartoons and comic strips are included with activities designed to teach the various language skills. (Author/AMH)
Descriptors: Cartoons, Class Activities, Comics (Publications), Educational Media, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Illustrations, Language Instruction, Language Skills, Learning Activities, Masters Theses, Second Language Learning, Skill Development, Teaching Methods, Visual Aids
Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: M.A. Thesis, Hunter College; Comics are not included because of marginal legibility