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Shake it. Teach it. 2

 

Mixing language, drama and literature in the English classroom

A 5-credit development programme for teachers of English

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Curtains up again! The British Council and IATEFL-Hungary are happy to bring you a sequel to the extremely successful Shake It. Teach It. development workshop to mark the 400th anniversary of the playwright’s death.

 

When

19 March 2016, 14.00-19.00

 

Where

iSkola2.0 (1061 Budapest, Hegedű utca 3.) near Opera House

This free workshop will involve a range of exciting activities based on the themes of some of the Bard’s most well-known plays, King Lear in particular. It will introduce the Royal Shakespeare Company and British Council Shakespeare Lives Schools’ Pack, and there will also be a session on using drama techniques to teach Shakespeare in the classroom.

 

The overall aim is to explore how to familiarise English language students with the plays of the Bard while also creating rich language learning experiences in the classroom. Participants will leave with a full lesson plan based on the demonstration lesson and will also be able to experience some teaching activities based on the Schools’ Pack for themselves.

 

Places are limited so please register early. Don’t risk missing this wonderful opportunity!


Register here for the event


 

Trainer team:

·       Nóra Tartsay Németh, ELTE University

·       Nóra Nagy, Debrecen University, British Council

·       Sam Hall, University of London and British Council

·       László Katona, ELTE Univeristy

·       Frank Prescott, Károli University

 

 

13.30–14.00

Curtains up

Registration

14.00-14.30

Prologue

Warm up

14.30-16.00

Act 1

Workshop

TEACHING SHAKESPEARE IN SCHOOLS: METHODS AND MATERIALS

Sam Hall

 

Get familiar with the key methodologies for teaching Shakespeare and how to apply them in the classroom by placing yourself in the roles of Sam’s students at his highly successful workshops in the Szabó Ervin Library and taking part in the subsequent discussion.

16.00-16.15

Intermission

Coffee break

 

Grab some coffee and sandwitches.

16.15-17.15

Act 2

World Café

INTRODUCING THE SCHOOL PACK

Nóra Tartsay, Nóra Nagy, Sam Hall, Frank Prescott and László Katona

 

Get to know the resource material the British Council and the Royal Shakespeare Company has created to celebrate Shakespeare as a writer who still speaks for all people and addresses big questions and themes about the human experience. Get inspiration to engage your students with some of the key issues, themes and ideas in Shakespeare’s plays by moving from table to table to discover the chapters of the pack.

17.15-17.30

Intermission

Coffee break

Grab some coffee and sandwitches.

17.30-19.00

Act 3

Workshop

SHAKESPEARIZE YOUR CLASSROOM WITH DRAMA TECHNIQUESLászló Katona

 

The workshop will introduce some drama techniques through which the Shakespearean oeuvre can be applied in the English classroom so as to provide participants with experience on how to use drama to develop social feeling and sense of community.

19.00-19.15

Epilogue

Raffle

 

 

Refreshments and a light lunch will be provided during the event.

 

O this learning, what a thing it is! (The Taming of the Shrew, Act I Sc. 2)

 

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