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Video explaining The Cosmonaut Projet (Spanish subtitled in English) also available at : http://www.thecosmonaut.org/
Activity created after the Performing Languages Ferrara workshop at the Teatro COmunale
Activity inspired by a Drama workshop. Students are performing interjections and gestures, and imaginative skills
Transmedia script of The Cosmonaut project, also available : http://www.thecosmonaut.org/
Teaser trailers of The Cosmonaut, also available at : http://www.thecosmonaut.org/
Whiteboard and png file of the new Elluminate interface to guide students on their first tutorial.
Environmental assessment report carried out at the start of the LORO project, June/July 2009.
To reinforce specific grammar points, i.e.: the use of certain verb tenses - progressive forms (estar + gerundive) or present perfect; To describe actions and situations.
A collection of line drawings to illustrate feelings. Words in French can be deleted or translated to any language.
Activity inspired by a Drama workshop. each students in turn take an awkward position and the others are to guess what he/she is doing. It's possible to aim at different linguistic objectives.
Things in a hotel room. Can be used for talking about things that don't work, for asking for things, etc.
Imagine what the movie is about; imagine the settings, what the characters look like, etc.
To raise awareness about body language. To practice intonation (to express feelings through intonation); To practice question tags or linguistic elements to reinforce the discourse (advanced learners).
Activity written in Ferrara after a Performing Languages workshop held at the Teatro Comunale
In this document you will find some reasons for using drama activities in your language teaching...
Oral practice of any linguistic element using repetition, musicality awareness, volume awareness, role playing.
Activity inspired by a Drama workshop. Students are to declare their love for an object and try to convince others to like it as well.
To relax learners and make them feel at ease. To improve oral comprehension skills (listening); and/or To introduce/activate vocabulary related to human body; To introduce/activate actions; numbers
To prepare the students for non-verbal communication: the concept of “vital distance”; Vocabulary related to human body (nouns, adjectives), actions; grammar points such us the use of the imperative tense.
Learning/Revising basic vocabulary related to parts of the body and numbers; Introduction to plural forms. A part of this activity was inspired by CEMEA drama games.
Training listening and oral skills; Learning/Revising vocabulary and sentence structure. A part of this activity was inspired by CEMEA drama games.
The aim of this exercise is to practise intonation and pronunciation, and to be able to describe feelings or emotions
Activity inspired by a Drama workshop. The students are to pass around an object asking what it is.
video from a drama workshop; each student in turn is invited to step in the circle and to freeze in a (if possible) ackward position. The others are to guess what he is doing
Video from a drama workshop; students are invited to perform a gesture saying 'ah', and the others are to replicate it.
Activity inspired by a Drama workshop. The students are invited to mock speaking, without using "real" words, to reflect upon intonation and body language.