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									                                                                       Learning English through Drama



           Bibliography: Useful Sources
for Learning and Teaching English through Drama
Books on EFL Drama Classroom

Bernardi, P. (1992). Improvisation Starters. (Cincinnati: Betterway Books)

Burke, A.F. & O’Sullivan, J. C. (2002). Stage by Stage: A Handbook for Using Drama in the
       Second Language Classroom. (Portsmouth: Heinemann)

Cassady, M. (1993). Acting Games: Improvisations and Exercises. (Colorado Springs:
      Meriwether Publishing)

Dougill, J. (1987). Drama Activities for Language Learning. (London: Macmillan)

Heinig, R. (1988). Drama for the Classroom Teacher. 3rd ed. (Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall)

Levy, G. (2005). 112 Acting Games. (Colorado Springs: Meriwether)

Maley, A., & Duff, A. (2005). Drama Techniques: A Resource Book of Communication Activities for
       Language Teachers. (Cambridge: CUP)

McCaslin, N. (1996). Creative Drama in the Classroom and Beyond. 6th ed. (White Plains: Longman)

Spolin, V. (1986).Theater Games for the Classroom: A Teacher's Handbook . (Evanston:
       Northwestern University Press)

Wessels, C. (1987). Drama. (Oxford: Oxford University Press)


Websites

Using Drama in the Language Classroom

“Add Drama to an EFL Class”
http://www.eslbase.com/articles/drama.asp

“ChildDrama.com”
http://www.childdrama.com/mainframe.html

“Drama Techniques for Teaching English”
http://iteslj.org/Techniques/Chauhan-Drama.html

“Listening to Body Language”
http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/think/articles/listening-body-language




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“Overcoming the Fear of Using Drama in English Language Teaching”
http://iteslj.org/Articles/Royka-Drama.html

“Vocabulary Teaching Using Student-Written Dialogues”
http://iteslj.org/Techniques/Walker-StudentDialogs.html

“Web English Teacher: Theater Resources”
http://www.webenglishteacher.com/dramagen.html

Lesson Plans

“Drama in Education: Materials”
http://www.kentaylor.co.uk/die/materials/lesson.html

“Film Festival: An ESL Lesson Plan to Get Students Talking about Movies”
http://bogglesworldesl.com/lessons/MovieLesson.htm

“Lesson Plans”
http://www.geocities.com/Shalyndria13/plans.htm


Warm-ups and Other Drama Games

“Improv Games”
http://improvencyclopedia.org/games/index.html

“learnimprov.com”
http://www.learnimprov.com/index.php

“Warm-ups”
http://www.geocities.com/Shalyndria13/warmups.htm


Drama Vocabulary

“ESL Test – Expressing Emotions”
http://www.english-test.net/esl/learn/english/grammar/ee011/esl-test.php

“Movie Review Query Engine”
http://www.mrqe.com/

“Online English Vocabulary Exercise – Emotions and Feelings 1”
http://www.learnenglishfeelgood.com/vocabulary/lefg1_vocabulary6.html

“Online English Vocabulary Exercise – Emotions and Feelings 2”
http://www.learnenglishfeelgood.com/vocabulary/lefg1_vocabulary7.html




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“Online English Vocabulary Exercise – Emotions and Feelings 3”
http://www.learnenglishfeelgood.com/vocabulary/lefg1_vocabulary44.html

“Vocabulary Exercises – Art and Entertainment”
http://www.nonstopenglish.com/allexercises/vocabulary/Vocabulary-art_and_entertainment.asp


Pronunciation, Stress and Intonation

“American Rhetoric – Movie Speeches”
http://www.americanrhetoric.com/moviespeeches.htm

“howjsay.com – an English Pronouncing Dictionary with Instant Sound”
http://www.howjsay.com/

“Minimal Pair Practice & Quizzes”
http://www.manythings.org/pp/

“Pronunciation – Oxford University Press”
http://www.oup.com/elt/global/products/englishfile/upper/z_pronunciation/

“Sentence Stress in English”
http://www.englishclub.com/pronunciation/sentence-stress.htm

“Sounds of English – Tips for Teachers”
http://www.soundsofenglish.org/tips.htm#drama

“The Speech Accent Archive”
http://accent.gmu.edu/


Reader’s Theatre

“Aaron Shepard’s RT Page – Scripts and Tips for Reader’s Theater”
http://www.aaronshep.com/rt/index.html

“Gander Academy Readers Theatre”
http://www.stemnet.nf.ca/CITE/langrt.htm

“Teaching and Learning: The Power of Reader’s Theater”
http://www.readers.org/readerstheater.htm

“Web English Teacher – Reader’s Theater”
http://www.webenglishteacher.com/rt.html




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Scripts and Clips

“American Rhetoric – Movie Speeches”
http://www.americanrhetoric.com/moviespeeches.htm

 “Drew’s Script-o-Rama”
http://www.script-o-rama.com/snazzy/dircut.html

“Horton’s Stage Page”
http://www.stagepage.info/index.html

“storiestogrowby.com”
http://www.storiestogrowby.com/script.html


Other Books on Acting/Directing

Ball, W. (1984). A Sense of Direction: Some Observations on the Art of Directing . (Hollywood: Drama
       Publishers)

Benedetti, R. (2006). The Actor in You. 3rd ed. (Boston: Pearson Education)

Bruder, M. (1986). A Practical Handbook for the Actor. (New York, Vintage Books)

Chubbuck, I. (2004). The Power of the Actor. (New York: Gotham Books)

Guskin, H. (2003). How to Stop Acting. (London: Faber and Faber)

Hagen, U. (1991). A Challenge for the Actor. (New York: Scribner)

Hauser, F. & Reich, R. (2003). Notes on Directing. (New York: RCR Creative Press)

Jory, J. (2000). Tips: Ideas for Actors. (Lyme, NH: Smith & Krause)

Ibid. (2002). Tips: Ideas for Directors. (Lyme, NH: Smith & Krause)

Ibid. (2004). Tips II: More Ideas for Actors. (Lyme, NH: Smith & Krause)

Meisner, S. & Longwell, D. (1987). Sanford Meisner on Acting. (New York: Vintage Books)

Moss, L. (2005). The Intent to Live: Achieving Your True Potential as an Actor . (New York: Bantam)

Nicola, J. P. (2002). Playing the Audience: The Practical Actor’s Guide to Live Performance. (New
       York: Applause Theatre & Cinema Books)

Shapiro, M. (1998). The Director’s Companion. (Belmont, CA: Wadsworth)

Ibid. (2006). An Actor Performs. 2nd ed. (Belmont, CA: Wadsworth)

Shurtleff, M. (1978). Audition. (New York: Bantam)

Silverberg, L. (1994). The Sanford Meisner Approach: An Actor’s Workbook . (Lyme, NH: Smith &
       Krause)




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Ibid. (1997). The Sanford Meisner Approach: Workbook Two – Emotional Freedom.
       (Lyme, NH: Smith & Krause)

Ibid. (1998). The Sanford Meisner Approach: Workbook Three – Tackling the Text. (Lyme, NH: Smith
       & Krause)

Ibid. (2000). The Sanford Meisner Approach: Workbook IV – Playing the Part.
       (Lyme, NH: Smith & Krause)

Spolin, V. (1985). Theater Games for Rehearsal: A Director’s Handbook. (Evanston, IL: Northwestern
       University Press)

Ibid. (2001). Theater Games for the Lone Actor: A Handbook. (Evanston, IL: Northwestern University
       Press)

Waxberg, C. (1998). The Actor’s Script: Script Analysis for Performers. (Portsmouth: Heinemann
     Books)

Witcover, W. (2004). Living on Stage – Acting from the Inside Out. (New York: Back Stage Books)




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