Step1: group formation
Step 2: topic choice
Step 3: role assignment
Step 4: dialogue
Step 5: comparison among the groups
Step 6: general discussion with the participation of all the groups.
Pedagogical InformationThe use of dramatization in the learning process is a great help, although language acquisition depends above all on the relationship between teachers and their older students. Working in groups is an effective method since it offers learners the opportunity to interact with their partners.
European DimensionPulling down barriers and alleviating prejudices and learning to communicate in a common language allowing the participants to get to know each other better.
Applied in projects
The project tends to create a simple text for the teaching of English to adults and elders essential to break down barriers, to communicate and be understood not only by native speakers but also by people belonging to different linguistic contexts. Therefore it was essential to examine the specific teaching methods to train English teachers who, in turn, in a simple and very basic way could pass on the learning of English to adult students who are part of Europe’s Third Age Universities united and in need of the knowledge of English.