Damian’s session was really interactive. At the beginning of the session together with the audience he worked out some of the benefits of using poetry in the ELT classroom. Poems are:
Last week was the birthday of William Shakespeare and you might think what has that got to do with teaching languages other than English!
When the weather is wet we must not fret.
When the weather is cold we must not scold.
When the weather is warm we must not storm.
Here's a body - there's a bed!
There's a pillow - here's a head!
There's a curtain - here's a light!
There's a puff - and so good night