A Narrative context lesson: The Class is the Story

Watch a recording of this 60-minute webinar looking at developing narrative contexts in the classroom.

About the webinar

In this interactive webinar, participants take part in an engaging narrative context lesson that will keep learners hooked throughout.

Participants experience how to engage their language learners in a narrative context lesson that follows a narrative arc as the lesson framework: a gripping theme (context), interesting characters, a problem that needs to be solved and a positive resolution.

The teacher and the learners are a part of the story as they get into character and go off on an adventure to solve the problem. Participants learn techniques for developing students’ engagement in the lesson and interest in the world around them. The webinar focuses on the framework of a narrative context lesson while discussing the advantages of contextualization and how teachers can adapt real world contexts to inspire students to become better citizens and broaden their understanding of the world around them.

Recorded on 24 February 2022

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About the speakers

Ahisha Haneef is a Cambridge CELTA and Trinity TYLEC certified ESL teacher from the British Council in Colombo, Sri Lanka. She has been teaching English to adults and young learners from various backgrounds since 2017. She has substantial experience of teaching English and delivering webinars online. She loves engaging students in lessons that are interactive and useful for their everyday lives. Apart from teaching English as a second Language, she also trains students for the Cambridge IGCSE English (First Language) examinations.

Indeewari Mendis is a Cambridge CELTA and Trinity TYLEC certified ESL teacher from the British Council in Colombo, Sri Lanka. She has been teaching English since 2015 across various ages and levels of learners. She has been training teachers as a trainer and delivering webinars for the myEnglish project. By adapting to students' diverse learning styles, she is committed to creating a classroom atmosphere that is stimulating and encouraging for them.




Submitted by Sevinc Muradova on Fri, 02/25/2022 - 18:30


Submitted by Sevinc Muradova on Fri, 02/25/2022 - 18:13

It is very interesting and useful vebinar.I've really enjoyed.I use songs, stories at my lessons.Thank a lot for sharing us

Hi Sevinc,

We are very glad to hear that you found the webinar useful.

Thanks for the feedback,

TE Team

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