The development of Easy to Read is often seen as the creation of more definitions and rules – but do we need frames and principles more than rules to write a natural and living Easy Language?
Pontus Anckar, Maria Viitasalo and Santtu Anckar discussed during the Helsinki Book Fair in October 2022 about appearance fixation, eating disorders, bodybuilding and gamification.
Bokpil’s Easy to Read books are now available for free as e-books at Ellibs, in English, Swedish and Bulgarian.
Tatar Easy to Read books have been published on the Aybagar website in the Latin (second edited edition) and the Cyrillic alphabets.
A palm disappears in London.
It is rare and expensive.
When the palm is found in Berlin, questions arise and
the mystery deepens.
A book about critical reading of sources.
There are rumours about mould in Philip’s school.
Someone writes about it on the web. What is true? A book about critical reading of sources.
Team Bokpil supports all who work with refugees; teachers, parents, and all who need reading and discussion materials about refugees in Easy Language.
We provide the book “Philip and the snow” as a free e-book here.
Even a short conflict destroys more than anything in the world.
A horrible form of conflict is war.
War is dangerous for all.
A new book by Fazile Nasretdin with haiku poetry in two languages, Tatar and English, has recently been published by Aybagar.
Easy to Read books are nowadays read by a broad and varied audience, from people with intellectual disabilities to unused readers, and those who are learning a new language. Should we provide different criteria and various Easy Languages for the diverse reader groups?
In this globalised world, we increasingly meet people from different cultural backgrounds. In school, pupils with other cultural backgrounds often find that the schoolbooks and materials they are studying do not reflect their own reality. What kind of literature do they need so that they can recognise themselves?
For a person with dyslexia school might be a challenge, when reading is difficult and slow. Letters change places and jump on the line. Is reading the only way to learn, or are there other possibilities?