FOR THE TEACHING OF ENGLISH AS
LECTURER: María Ana Campati
What is Applied Drama?
Drama comes from a Greek word meaning
“action”, which is derived from the verb
meaning “to do” or “to act”.
Applied Drama , also known as Applied
Theatre , is an umbrella term for the use of
drama practice in a specific social context or
Drama is the only discipline that
Participants make still images with their
bodies to represent a scene.
It involves students reading aloud by
assigning parts to each group member.
It allows students to play a character in a
real or imaginary situation.
It is the practice of making and creating in
the moment and in response to the stimulus
of one’s immediate environment.
These activities and exercises are
often used to introduce students
Benefits of Applied Drama
Natural communication vs. conscious learning.
The assimilation of pronunciation and prosodic features.
The fully contextualized acquisition of new vocabulary
An improved sense of confidence of the student.
“I hear and I forget, I listen and I
remember, I do and I understand.”
“All the world´s a stage
and all men and women
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