270: How to use storytelling in the classroom

<p>Simon asks: "How can I use storytelling with my students?"</p> <h2>In Today's Episode:</h2> <ul> <li>Anecdotes are stories... Providing continuity between those anecdotes would be great if possible.</li> <li>The key with storytelling is to motivate, interest and captivate your students</li> <li>Stories don't have to follow a <a href= "http://teflpedia.com/Structural_syllabus" target="_blank" rel= "noopener"><strong>structural approach</strong></a>, so don't worry about teaching specific grammar up-front</li> <li>Teachers can observe students' reactions to the story and teach based on emerging needs</li> </ul> <h2>Resources:</h2> <ul> <li><a style="font-size: 13px;" href= "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TPR_Storytelling" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><strong style= "font-size: 13px;">TPRS</strong></a> - Teaching proficiency through reading and storytelling</li> <li><a style="font-size: 13px;" href= "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dogme_language_teaching" target= "_blank" rel="noopener"><strong style="font-size: 13px;">Dogme / Unplugged language teaching</strong></a> - a teaching methodology based on holistic methods</li> <li><a style="font-size: 13px;" href= "https://learn.iwillteachyoualanguage.com/sales-page15469805"><strong style="font-size: 13px;"> Spanish Uncovered</strong></a> - learn Spanish through stories</li> <li><a style="font-size: 13px;" href= "https://learn.iwillteachyoualanguage.com/german-uncovered" target= "_blank" rel="noopener"><strong style="font-size: 13px;">German Uncovered</strong></a> - learn German through stories</li> <li><a href= "https://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/article/natural-order" target= "_blank" rel="noopener"><strong>Natural Order Hypothesis</strong></a> - we learn grammar in a set order!</li> </ul> <p><span style= "color: #002c3d; font-family: 'Open Sans', sans-serif; font-size: 28px; font-style: italic; font-weight: bold;"> S</span><span style= "color: #002c3d; font-family: 'Open Sans', sans-serif; font-size: 28px; font-style: italic; font-weight: bold;">tart Speaking Today:</span> I’d like to thank <strong><a href= "https://iwillteachyoualanguage.com//italkishownotes" target= "_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">italki</a></strong> for supporting the show. To claim your free lesson and start speaking today, visit: <a href= "https://iwillteachyoualanguage.com//italkishownotes" target= "_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer"><strong>https://iwillteachyoualanguage.com//italkishownotes</strong></a></p> <h2>Do You Have A Question?</h2> <p>Ask me your language learning questions by <strong><a href= "https://iwillteachyoualanguage.com//ask" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">clicking here</a></strong>, and I’ll do my best to feature it on the show! Also, <strong><a href= "https://iwillteachyoualanguage.com//itunes" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">please subscribe to the show on iTunes</a></strong> to get automatic updates.</p> <hr /> <p>Thanks so much for listening to this episode of the podcast! If you’ve got any comments about the show then please leave them in the “comments” section below! If you’d like to help me out, then I’d love it if you could…</p> <ul> <li><strong>Share the episode</strong> using the social media buttons around you</li> <li><strong>Leave an honest review and rating of the podcast on iTunes</strong> (<strong><a href= "https://iwillteachyoualanguage.com//review" target="_blank" rel= "noopener noreferrer">click here to do that</a></strong>)</li> </ul> <p>iTunes reviews in particular really help the rankings of the podcast and help me to reach other aspiring language learners out there! See you in the next episode of the I Will Teach You A Language podcast!</p>

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