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Using Storytelling in the Classroom


5 – 6 April 2013 (Fri – Sat)
9.30am – 5.30pm

Course Fee: $300.00

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If you are interested in exploring how storytelling in the classroom enhances language teaching, this course is for you. Professional storyteller and teacher, Richard Martin (returning for his third workshop), will first show how you, too, can tell a story freely. Then storytelling methodology to support your students’ listening, speaking and writing skills will be demonstrated and practised in this hands-on workshop. The course will use folk tales and resources (provided to course participants).

At the end of this course, you would have learned

  • Voice modulation
  • Body Language
  • Voice
  • Intonation
  • Tempo
  • Language of characters
  • Dialogue
  • How to find and use suitable stories from different resources

About the Trainer: Richard Martin

Richard Martin

Richard Martin is a Briton who has been telling stories in theatres, universities and schools throughout Germany and beyond since 1990. He also works in Germany as a teacher and teacher-trainer. The two strands of his professional life have led to several recordings, publications and many workshops for universities and teacher-training organisations within Germany and Italy. Richard has also performed in various European countries, averaging around 35 performances a year.

Registration Details

Registration is on a first-come-first-served basis and workshop fees must be paid before the workshop. If the minimum number of participants is not met for the class, the organisers will inform all participants about possible postponement and cancellation, two weeks before the workshop date.

Cancellation & Substitution

The workshop can be cancelled or postponed two weeks before the workshop date if the minimum number of participants is not met. Participants will be fully refunded for workshops cancelled by us.

Participants who are unable to attend a workshop they have registered for are to inform us of the reason two weeks before the workshop date. They will be fully refunded in the event of extenuating and mitigating circumstances (E.g. illness, bereavement, accidents) . Those who inform us up to five (5) working days before the workshop date will receive a 50% refund. Participants can also attend another course at the same value within the same year.

Upon registration, you are deemed to have read and understood the cancellation, withdrawal and substitution policy and accept the terms contained therein.