Draw to tell
- The learner can understand a story.
- The learner can tell a story.
Paper and pen
Find a story suitable for the level of the group, whether or not related to the treated topic.
- Recite a story.
- Recite the story a second time, now in parts.
- Ask the learners after each part to make a drawing of the narrated part, using a different sheet of paper for each part.
- Continue till the entire story is told and drawn.
- Ask the learners, one by one, to tell a part of the story, using their
- Ask a learner to remove the first drawing and repeat the first part.
- Continue till all sheets are removed and the learners have narrated the entire story by heart, in chronological order.
Let the learners work in pairs.
Tips for the instructor
- Stress that the quality of the drawings in not important.
- Delimit the time of drawing.
- Funny stories work better.
- A story specific to your culture gives the learners a chance to learn more about their new country.
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