Language learning landscapes

 

street sign

Photo by Adam Jang on Unsplash

Like many other travellers, I make snapshots of something unusual I see in a new place: weird graffiti, imaginative menus, funny ads. Though I’ve never thought I could use them in my English lessons, as it turns out, linguistic landscapes in ELT are an established trend. This article by Damian Williams is a good start; you can go to Jamie Keddie for photographic advice and to Michael Griffin for examples of classroom application and a lot of extra links. Now, to get my camera ready…

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