DO “BOOK TRAILERS” ENCOURAGE READING? (LOW B2)
TIRED OF WRITING BOOK REVIEWS FOR CLASS OR ORAL PRESENTATIONS BASED ON BOOKS / READERS? I AM!!!
WHY NOT TRY MAKING A “BOOK TRAILER” AS PART OF A PROJECT FOR CLASS WITH YOUR SECOND BOOK?
“A BOOK TRAILER is like a commercial – you are trying to “sell” this book to someone.” Larry Ferlazzo
Book trailers are now increasingly common and provide an engaging way for students to present an insight into a text. A book trailer is a multimodal interpretation of the themes of the book and the media is produced from scratch. A book trailer uses a mix of images and or moving image, symbols, text, voice over, music and sound to ‘sell’ the book.
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THIS IS AN EXAMPLE CREATED BY A STUDENT:
5 FREE TOOLS FOR CREATING BOOK TRAILER VIDEOS by RICHARD BYRNE.
- WHY NOT TRY MAKING A “BOOK TRAILER” AS PART OF A PROJECT FOR CLASS WITH YOUR SECOND BOOK?
- REMEMBER THAT VOICE, TEXT , IMAGED AND MUSIC CAN BE INCLUDED
- DO YOU THINK THIS COULD BE A GOOD IDEA?