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Once upon a Time Using Stories in the Language Classroom

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ISBN-10: 0521272629

ISBN-13: 9780521272629

Edition: 1983

Authors: John Morgan, Mario Rinvolucri, Penny Ur

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Stories can provide a highly motivating, engaging and realistic source of genuine language interaction in the classroom. They are 'living language' in which the teacher (or student storyteller) becomes the source of language, and the listeners are actively involved in understanding. The authors argue from experience that almost everyone can tell stories convincingly, especially given an outline to work from. A very wide range of these outlines, from many cultures and sources, are provided. These can be used by the teacher as a resource for a variety of activities for students from beginner to advanced levels, including listening comprehension, grammar practice, oral production and fluency…    
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Book details

List price: $45.25
Copyright year: 1983
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/24/1983
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 132
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440

At the time of publication, John Morgan was a geography teacher at a college in North London.

To the teacher
Telling a story
Stories and follow-ups
Before I begin ?
Co-operative telling
Students? stories
From the past
Vanishing stories
Story pool