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Workshop #1

Teaching and learning a foreign language using theatrical expression !


SPEAKER

  • Marie-Noëlle COCTON

KEY WORDS

  • Theatrical expression 
  • Body language
  • French as a foreign language

DURATION

  •  1h30

GROUP SIZE

  •  10 (min) - 25 (max)

TYPE OF ACTIVITY

  • Drama

OVERVIEW  

This workshop aims to develop the participants’ capacity of expression, working with them on their voice, gestures, intonation, emotions, etc., in different communication situations. In parallel to this work on expression and expressiveness, activities to develop self-confidence and speaking in a group will also be offered.

OBJECTIVES

  • Create a "group" atmosphere.
  • Discover one’s body language.
  • Communicate differently in a foreign language.
  • Speak in a group

PROGRAMM

Several types of activities
  • Getting to know each other
  • Body Warming
  • Discovering the notion of space
  • Creation of a theatrical character
  • Improvisation
Discussion on the activities

REFERENCES

COCTON, M.-N., Contribution to LIDIL journal (linguistics and didactics), Title : The Engagement of the Learners of FFL in the Processes of Assessment and Self-Assessment in the Class of Theatrical Expression, pp. 107-127, Number 52, 2015.