40 years TESOL Greece

David Gibson

Day: Sunday Time: 12:15-13:00 Room: NIKI (Mezzanine)

The Use of Nursery Rhymes in Language Teaching

David Gibson

This practical, interactive talk will focus on the importance of Nursery Rhymes in children’s pre-literary skills and cognitive development. In this brave new world of technology, it is crucial to keep alive in young learners the elements of imagination, creativity, and the social skills vital to genuine communication.

Keywords: young learners, 4 skills, pronunciation, vocabulary, literature, culture

David Gibson retired in 2008 after 44 years teaching in England and Greece, but is still active in education.

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