Great illustration takes the story of the author and develops it in parallels and laterals, adding new layers of meaning.

With carefully scaffolded activities, illustration offers rich pickings for communication and expression for adults as well as YLs in our English language classroom.

In this introductory presentation, Emma works with examples of illustration for children and young people as well as drawing on her own experience with the illustration process. Find out what is happening in illustration today. Get insight into the decision-making process of an illustrator. Identify great illustration for use in the classroom

Course curriculum

  • 1

    More than a written text: A brief insight into illustration and comics for English language teachers

    • Welcome!

    • Here's what to expect.

    • Introduction

    • The Picture Book

    • Comic and Graphic Genres

    • A summary of activities for the classroom that build around the storytelling

    • Next steps