TELL ME A TALE Online course for storytellers

Welcome to the online course TELL ME A TALE: storytelling in English L2 with children.

INTRODUCTION TO THE COURSE

Additional resources:

  • More information about the SEL2 project and the initiative Let’s Tell a Tale can be found in the page Storytelling.
  • Slides from the video INTRODUCTION.
  • References to sections of the book: Introduction – 1.5 – 1.6

PART 1 – LANGUAGE THROUGH STORIES


Additional resources:

  • Slides from the video PART 1.
  • References to sections of the book: 1.3 – 2.3 – 2.4
  • A selection of children’s PICTURE BOOKS presented during the initiative Let’s Tell a Tale
  • A selection of WORDLESS PICTURE BOOKS about nature and animals.
  • The power of wordless picture books, a plurilingual video based on the illustrations of the silent book The Tree and The Seasons by Iela Mari.
  • An example of the interpretation of the story We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by the famous author and storyteller Michael Rosen
  • An example of the interpretation of the story How to Wash a Woolly Mammoth by Elisa Bertoldi

PART 2 – THE STORYTELLING SESSION SETTING

Additional resources:

  • Slides from the video PART 2
  • References to sections of the book: 2.1 – 2.2 – 2.6 -2.7
  • A brief VIDEO showing a storyteller establishing rapport with the children through a game at the beginning of the storytelling session.
  • A brief VIDEO showing a storyteller involving children in interaction though the images of the story.

PART 3 – THE STORYTELLER’S PERFORMANCE

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