This is a practical course exploring how to use drama ELT classroom to examine the rich tapestry of literature and performance in the dramatic arts and to study theoretical and literary perspectives, and performance techniques. It involves lots of lesson ideas to enhance students’ communicative skills for all age groups.
It focuses on assessing the benefits of using drama in the teaching of English to increase students’ motivation and self-confidence, as well as meeting the aims of integrating drama activities in English classes together with crucial theoretical and practical insights into performance techniques, and dramaturgical approaches.
Requirements for a Certificate:
Minimum attendance requirement is 75% of course events.
Assessed portfolio work for practical tasks like group and individual planning, observation, demonstration, micro-teaching, discussion and feedback sessions.
1000-word end of course Reflective Essay.
340.01 – Types of drama activities mime, role play, simulation, scripts
340.02 – Drama techniques for teaching English: still image – freeze-framing
340.03 – what the character says
340.04 – writing in someone else’s shoes
340.05 – character outline on the wall
340.06 – interviewing the character
340.07 – reading someone else’s mind
340.08 – angels and demons
340.09 – marking your territory
340.10 – stand out from the crowd
340.11 – relationship maps
340.12 – most significant moments, and more …