Learning English through Drama<br />An introduction to the drama technique<br />
Traditional perception of drama<br />sketches, role-plays, plays<br />emphasis on interpretation, rehearsal and performanc...
Drama as a method<br />provides techniques thatimprovecreativeskills<br />appealsto different intelligences<br />personali...
Drama technique for English learners<br />to improvespeaking, listening, reading, writing, thinking and memorizingskills<b...
Structure of the workshop<br />warming-up / concentration <br />body / movement / miming<br />voice / pronunciation<br />i...
Warming-up / concentration<br />Slap/slap/clap/clap<br />I wantsomebodysittingnext to me who…<br />
Body / movement / miming<br />Face-throwing<br />Word formation<br />Freeze-frame<br />Back-writing<br />
Voice / pronunciation<br />Stepping: American; Japanese; Japan; complication; fascinating; interesting<br />I didn’tsay......
Improvisation / storytelling<br />Tenses Race <br />Story-tellingwarm-up<br />Story telling in pairs (walkingaround)<br />...
Beyond English<br />Drama providestools for languagelearning<br />It prepares for acting and performing<br />It increases ...
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Learning English through Drama

  1. 1. Learning English through Drama<br />An introduction to the drama technique<br />
  2. 2. Traditional perception of drama<br />sketches, role-plays, plays<br />emphasis on interpretation, rehearsal and performance <br />textcomes first: students have to deal withit<br />
  3. 3. Drama as a method<br />provides techniques thatimprovecreativeskills<br />appealsto different intelligences<br />personalisesexperiences<br />increases the learners’ capacity to concentrate<br />
  4. 4. Drama technique for English learners<br />to improvespeaking, listening, reading, writing, thinking and memorizingskills<br />to practisevocabulary, pronunciation, stress, intonation, grammar, spelling<br />to explore feelings, thoughts, situations <br />
  5. 5. Structure of the workshop<br />warming-up / concentration <br />body / movement / miming<br />voice / pronunciation<br />improvisation / story-telling<br />-> focus:the benefits for learners of English <br />
  6. 6. Warming-up / concentration<br />Slap/slap/clap/clap<br />I wantsomebodysittingnext to me who…<br />
  7. 7. Body / movement / miming<br />Face-throwing<br />Word formation<br />Freeze-frame<br />Back-writing<br />
  8. 8. Voice / pronunciation<br />Stepping: American; Japanese; Japan; complication; fascinating; interesting<br />I didn’tsay...<br /> I didn’tsayI’dgiveyou £10,000. <br />I didn’tsayyoustoleMum’schocolates. <br />-> How many subtexts are there? <br />
  9. 9. Improvisation / storytelling<br />Tenses Race <br />Story-tellingwarm-up<br />Story telling in pairs (walkingaround)<br />Tell me about elephants<br />
  10. 10. Beyond English<br />Drama providestools for languagelearning<br />It prepares for acting and performing<br />It increases self-confidence<br />It enhancesempathy + open-mindedness<br />It trains learners to becreative, to find solutions and come up withideas<br />

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