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Teaching speaking and listening e-learning modules

E-learning course on aspects of teaching speaking and listening with three modules: on Shakespeare; interviewing a visitor; and poetry through podcasting.

  • Module 1, Teaching Shakespeare, focuses on enhancing pupils' engagement with and understanding of Shakespeare using Much Ado About Nothing and Macbeth.
  • Module 2, Teaching speaking and listening with a visiting speaker, shows how to prepare pupils to interview a visiting writer, including video of planning, interview and summary lessons.
  • Module 3, Teaching with new technologies, demonstrates how to prepare pupils to compare two poems, including preparing for, recording and then reviewing their own podcasts. The course has its own forum.

Course module

Module 1: Teaching Shakespeare
Activities and resources for enhancing pupils' engagement with and understanding of Shakespeare using Much Ado About Nothing with Year 7 and Macbeth with Year 8.
Module 2: Teaching speaking and listening with a visiting speaker
Activities and resources to prepare a Year 9 class to interview a visiting writer, including video of planning, interview and summary lessons.
Module 3: Teaching with new technologies
Activities and resources to prepare a Year 10 class to compare two poems, including preparing for, recording and then reviewing their own podcasts.