Hooked on Books: Drama in the ELT classroom with Susan Hillyard

August 18, 2016 by Nora Nagy | Comments Off on Hooked on Books: Drama in the ELT classroom with Susan Hillyard

Susan Hillyard

Susan Hillyard

In this series of interviews we talk to teachers, ELT writers, visual artists and researchers about the importance of using literature in the language classroom. Together they have over a hundred years of experience in teaching and writing so they can definitely give us plenty of advice and insight into the best practices. We talk about the importance and transformation of literary texts in education, we ask for genre and title recommendations as well as personal stories.

This month we talk to Susan Hillyard, the author of the latest resource book in our Resourceful Teacher series: English through Drama  Continue Reading →

February 2, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Hooked on Books: Robert Campbell on bringing literature into the language class

In this series of interviews we talk to teachers, ELT writers, visual artists and researchers about the importance of using literature in the language classroom. Together they have over a hundred years of experience in teaching and writing so they can definitely … Continue reading

November 25, 2015
by Nora Nagy
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Some drama in the teen classroom

The holiday season is only a month away, just the right time to start preparing a play or short performance in class. And if you are not planning to prepare a Christmas show, why not boost your students’ motivation and enthusiasm in … Continue reading

September 17, 2013
by Nora Nagy
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The Green Room – Bring the theatre to the classroom!

The popularity of the TV show Glee or the film musicals like Les Misérables and Fame shows us that the world of the theatre and acting has become an exciting talking point for our students. Why not experiment with it in the classroom? As Robert Campbell … Continue reading

June 13, 2013
by Nora Nagy
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Reading in the classroom: role plays

The end of the term is getting closer and you might find that your students need something fun after long months of hard work. Why not seize this opportunity and try our lesson ideas for classroom reading? Reading in the … Continue reading