British & American Drama and ELT

“I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being." Oscar Wilde

“All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players.” William Shakespeare, As You Like It

Welcome to this course!

This course looks at:

  1. Using drama to teach English
  2. British and American Modern Drama

When looking at how to use drama to teach English, we will be exploring Theatre games, role-plays, action stories, Reader's Theatre, and scripts. Students will also make their own middle school and high school plays, using this site: www.finchpark.com/drama.

When looking at British and American drama, we will explore various playwrights and their works. Students will also give presentations about famous playwrights.