Module 4: Drama and improvisation in teaching languages
Primary/Secondary / Middle School Teachers/Adult and Higher Education
New and experienced teachers
All language teachers or those who are interested in language teaching
Description and Learning Objectives:
The course focuses on practical drama techniques and activities for use in the language classroom. Topics include drama games, mime, simple classroom drama ideas, statue theatre, role-play, simulation, improvisation, working with sketches, creating dialogue, devising scenes, forum theatre, readers’ theatre, rehearsing sketches, storytelling techniques, process drama and performing poems. Teachers will be able to apply techniques and use methods which they can use in their classroom straight away. Teachers will be able to use and create their own techniques suitable to their learners’ level and context.
Interactive online sessions through Zoom or ClassIn (secure, reliable video platforms).