Story-Centric Teaching at Charlie ZEMI

What if we applied a theory of story-centric teaching, using a clear definition of story to every strand of English teaching? What if we applied story principles to every language teaching method, such as task-based teaching, content-based teaching, even audiolingualism and grammar translation? Can the power of story revive old and tried up methods with deeper meaning? General research about story suggests, “Yes.” And in this talk, I show how we can use story to energize language teaching, where story works as an appetizer, an essential spice, or even the main dish in every lesson we teach.

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