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Critical visual literacy and mLearning ( my slide)
We are experiencing a new phase of Applied Linguistics as the science of design,(Weideman, 2009). In other words, some teachers are trying to find ways to create and configure tasks and activities, with the aid of mobile technoloy, which can facilitate solving problems related to language. This work (1) emphasizes the importance of integrating visual literacy as a fifth Language skill in English classroom, (2) suggests an activity design using Jessie J´s videoclip called Price Tag as a critical pedagogical activity, and (3) shows how the cell phone affordances helped in this activity through the statements of students.


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