Submitted by David Heathfield on 28 June, 2011 - 11:00
Live storytelling is a spontaneous creative process which fires the imagination. The listener experiences and participates in the story creatively. If the storyteller allows, the listener can have a direct influence on the story as it unfolds.
Submitted by David Heathfield on 7 June, 2011 - 11:59
Many of us work with groups of students from more than one cultural background while others teach largely monocultural groups of students. In both cases, there is opportunity to celebrate diversity through the telling of traditional tales, whatever the age group and profile of our students.
Submitted by TE Editor on 15 October, 2008 - 14:20
Goldilocks and the Three Bears is a traditional story - children have listened to this story for many years. Goldilocks is a young girl who lives in a forest. One day she goes into a house - but she doesn't know that three bears live there!
On the Learn English Kids website you can find a wealth of resources and activities to help children develop their English skills. Here are tips for using and exploiting materials about the topic of clothes, including vocabulary work, skills work to practise reading and listening, and suggestions for further development and creative work.
Fairy tales are a rich source of motivating learning content for our younger learners. This tip looks at how you can exploit the 'fairy tale' resources on the British Council's LearnEnglish Kids site with your students.