By Alan Maley
The totally revised variation of this 'classic' is helping lecturers supply their beginners the instruments they should exhibit themselves via various stimulating drama contexts. This thoroughly revised version of the vintage identify Drama ideas offers: *150 rules for fascinating and effective fluency perform *a huge collection of drama-based strategies which concentration beginners' realization on communicative initiatives or actions *techniques compatible for all degrees *clear directions for the trainer *advice on how you can use the innovations within the school room
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Extra resources for Drama Techniques: A Resource Book of Communication Activities for Language Teachers, Third Edition
You are trying to find the light switch near your bed. You are watching a football match on TV. Your team is losing. You are trying to eat with chopsticks. It is the first time you have used them. You are waiting for the last bus. There are lots of people and you know they will not all be able to get on. Some of them are trying to jump the queue. You are in a big store. When you get to the pay counter, you discover that you have lost your money. © cambridge university press 2005 51 Drama Techniques Box 4 Advanced You are trying to fill in an immigration form on an aeroplane.
And, like most of the activities in this book, mime generally involves no expensive or elaborate equipment – just a roomful of human beings. 1 What am I doing? g. g. Yes, but where am I fishing? What am I trying to catch? Level All Time 15 minutes plus Preparation Make enough cards so that there is one for each student. Boxes 3 and 4 provide some examples of cards for an elementary group and an advanced group. Procedure 1 Students work in pairs. Each student is given one of the cards, which they must not show to their partner.
Students need time to get into the story line before you pass it to them. 2 When you stop, do not try to hurry students into contributing. It usually takes a couple of minutes before anyone speaks. Do not worry about this silence; it is productive silence. 3 Do not let the activity go on too long. If it starts to flag, tell students you will continue it another time. Alternatively, they can continue it as homework. 4 When the story is ‘finished’, you can ask students to dramatise it, preferably in groups.