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CATESOL Journal, v26 n1 p23-28 2014

This article discusses practical ways to incorporate theater concepts into the ESL classroom. The notion of a theater ensemble lends itself well to group work in language learning. I have used my experience auditioning, participating in theater games, and improv techniques to encourage second language learning through public speaking, group collaboration, and giving students the power to speak.

Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Concept Teaching, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Integrated Activities, Interdisciplinary Approach, Teaching Methods, Theater Arts, Public Speaking, Group Dynamics, Interpersonal Competence, Speech Skills

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Author: Badie, Gina Tiffany

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=1509&id=EJ1111899



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