Social Reading in the Second Language (L2) Classroom

Webinar by Abby R. Broughton

This webinar presents social reading in the second language (L2) classroom. This presentation is meant for all L2 instructors and learners interested in reading authentic texts online with others. By situating social reading as it relates to second language acquisition (SLA), the webinar addresses issues of literacy and the use of technology in the L2 classroom.

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Cite this webinar: Broughton, A. R. (2019, April 22). Second Language Studies: Social Reading in the Second Language (L2) Classroom. Retrieved from


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