Tuesday, July 9, 2013

[Webinar for English Teachers] Drama and EFL Acquisition. July 10, 4pm.

  Webinar for English Teachers
  Drama and EFL Acquisition

The webinar will examine the benefits of theater arts in an ESL classroom, and present some strategies for combining ESL and Theater Arts instruction. 
What:     Drama and EFL Acquisition
               Webinar on English teaching, organized by the Regional English
               Language Office for the Andean Region at the U.S. Embassy in Lima.

Who:      Eric Johnson, Senior English Language Fellow
               Eric spent over 30 years working at a bilingual/ESL teacher and
               administrator in the Boston Pubic Schools. He has also worked as a
               professor at a Massachusetts University and has teaching experiences
               in Colombia and South Africa. His doctoral work at Harvard University
               examined the impact of native English speaking students working with
               non-native English speakers. He is currently the Senior English
               Language Fellow in Bogotá, Colombia.

              Calvin Beckett, Theater Arts Teacher
              Calvin works in the Boston, Massachusetts Public Schools as a Theater
              Arts teacher. He also holds an ESL license and incorporates the arts in
              teaching ESL. He has an undergraduate degree in theater and a master's
              degree in both ESL and theater arts from Sarah Lawrence College.
              Currently he is an ESL/theater arts teacher at Newcomers Academy.

When:    Wednesday, July 10th at 4:00pm - 5:00pm (Peru Time).
Where:   Join us from a computer with audio and internet access
               at https://conx.state.gov/peru. Sign in using your Facebook or Twitter
               account, or choose the option "Guest" and sign in using your name and
               city. (For example: Marcela - Lima)

This webinar is free. Previous registration is not required.

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