DRAMA FOR LANGUAGE LEARNING by David Farmer
In this first session with David we went through a series of general drama activities aimed at fostering group work among students while learning English at the same time.This is his website, where you'll find some drama activities for language learning, drama games and even an app for your mobile devices.
LANGUAGE: PRONUNCIATION by Johanna Stirling
- Warm up with "My Bonnie Lies Over The Ocean", laying the emphasis on /b/ to make students concentrate before a pronunciation lesson.
- Pairs of prompts are given for students to discriminate minimal pairs.
- Distinguishing differences by miming the sound, touching the vocal cords, lip / mouth observation.
- Replying with the appropriate context sentence to the given prompts.
- Worksheet 1: Vowel sounds all around the body.
- Worksheet 2: Completing a chart with different vowel and consonant sounds.
LITERATURE: MYTHS AND LEGENDS by Claudia Rey
- Anticipation guide to Romeo and Juliette to do before and after reading the book or watching the film and see if students have changed their minds.
- Graphic organizers
- For character analysis
- To show connections between events
- To categorise information in non-fiction texts
- For listening comprehension
- Useful resources: BrainPop
- Argos and Athens
- Students think of a noun, adjective to describe Norwich and its people.
- Students compare people in Norwich with people in Madrid.
- Students read the fable and think of a sentence to sum it up.
- Myths and Tales
- Podcasts about Tales from Ancient Greece.
- Downloadable PDFs with the text.
- Activities prepared in the computer room.