Storytelling in English Language Teaching

Dipl. Päd. Nina Brieke und Dr. Maike Grau, Pädagogische Hochschule Freiburg, Sommersemester 2015

Students in this course will experience and discuss storytelling as a key approach in English language teaching not only in primary school, but also in the first years of secondary school. Apart from traditional storytelling, we will also explore the potential of stories told through media such as films, audiobooks, and picturebooks. Participants will get to know features of a good story and practise how to tell a story to learners of English. A practical element in this class will be the production of an audio story by each student in the PH's very own radio studio. As part of the PH's Tandem Project, a programme to support interdisciplinary approaches to teaching and learning, this course will be taught by Nina Brieke (IMB/PH Radio) and Maike Grau (English Department).