Teachers

Sandie Mourão

:
Modern Languages, Cultures and Literatures
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Invited Assistant Professor

Contacts

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209

Teaching languages

English

Online pages

Scientific areas

  • Early years language education
  • Teaching English to young learners
  • Illustrated children's literature and picturebooks
  • Literature and film in language education
  • Play and language development
  • Classroom research
  • Teacher education
:
pre-primary, early years, primary, young learners, picturebooks, play, assessment, teacher education, classroom research.

Research Associations and Networks

Selected Publications

  • Mourão, S. (2018). Playing in English: the emerging voices of pre-primary children in a foreign language context. In F. Copland, & S. Garton, (Eds.), Voices from the TESOL Classroom: Participant Inquiries in Young Learner Classes. Alexandria, Vir: TESOL.
  • Mourão, S. (2018). The social and linguistic benefits of peer interaction in a foreign language-learning programme. In M. Schwartz (Ed.) Preschool Bilingual Education: Agency in Interactions between Children, Teachers, and Parents. Multilingual Education Series. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer
  • Lourenço, M. & Mourão, S. (2018). Learning English (and other languages) in Portugal, Language Issues, 28(2), 53-55.
  • Mourão, S. (2017). Picturebooks in instructed foreign language learning contexts. In M. Nikolajeva & C. Beauvais (Eds.) The Edinburgh Companion to Children’s Literature. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
  • Mourão, S. (2015). English at pre-primary: the challenges of getting it right. In J. Bland, (ed.) Teaching English to Young Learners. Critical Issues in Language Teaching with 3-12 year olds. London: Bloomsbury Academic pp 51-70
  • Mourão, S. (2015). The potential of picturebooks with young learners. In J. Bland, (ed.) Teaching English to Young Learners. Critical Issues in Language Teaching with 3-12 year olds. London: Bloomsbury Academic pp 199 - 218
  • Mourão, S. (2015). What’s real and what’s not: playing with the mind in wordless picturebooks. In J. Evans, (ed.) Challenging and Controversial Picturebooks: Creative and Critical Responses to Visual Texts. Abingdon: Routledge.
  • Mourão, S. (2015). Response to picturebooks: A case for valuing children’s linguistic repertoires during repeated read alouds. In S. Mourão, & M. Lourenço, (ed.) Early Years Second Language Education: International Perspectives on Theories and Practice. Abingdon: Routledege.
  • Mourão, S. (2015). Picturebooks for teenagers: The house that crack built, Special Supplement: Teaching English to teens. The ETAS Journal. English Teachers Association Switzerland: Yverdon. pp 32-34
  • Mourão, S. (2015) Early childhood education, Voices bimonthly IATEFL newsletter Issue 243, p. 6
  • Mourão, S. (2013). Picturebooks for old and young. APPI Journal, 2013.2 Autumn APPI: Lisbon
  • Mourão, S. (2011). Current research: Using picturebooks with language learners of all ages. The Teacher Trainer Autumn / November 2011 Vol 25/3, p. 20-23
  • Mourão, S. (Ed.). (2010). APPInep: Celebrating ten years of teaching children in Portugal. Lisbon: APPI
  • Mourão, S. & Coelho, (2009). Hoola Hoop Primary 1, Student's Book & Teacher's Guide. Porto: Porto Editora
  • Coelho, D & Mourão, S. (2009). Little Hoola Pre-school Student's Book & Teacher's Guide. Porto: Porto Editora
  • Mitchell-Schuitevoerder, R. & Mourão, S. (Eds.). (2006). Teachers and young learners - research in our classrooms. Canterbury: IATEFL
  • Dias, A. & Mourão, S. (2005). Inglês no 1.º ciclo – práticas partilhadas. [English in primary – shared practices] Porto: ASA Editores.

Academic training

Year Degree Area Institution Grade
2012
Doctor
Teacher education and didactics
University of Aveiro
Pass
2000
Master
TESOL
University of Manchester
Pass
1986
Graduate
Creative Arts
Nottingham Trent University
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