SIMELTA promotional seminar on the use of drama elements in English classes at the University of Latvia

The first promotional seminar on the use of drama elements in English classes was opened by Mg.Hum.T. Bicjutko, who spoke on the goal and objectives of SIMELTA project and introduced participants with SIMELTA partner institutions from France, Portugal and Italy. The seminar was organized into two workshops held by Dr.philol. Vita Kalnbērziņa and Mg.philol. Irina…

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The workshop by Edgars Niklasons and Marta Elīna Martinsone (Latvia)

Edgars Niklasons and Marta Elīna Martinsone offered the workshop for the teachers of Latvian language, where they discussed the importance of drama and performing arts in education and shared language teaching experience gained at language summer schools. During this workshop, participants had a chance to learn and practice theatrical activities that might be used in…

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SIMELTA Interview with Dr. philol. Vita Kalnbērziņa (Latvia)

Dr.philol. Vita Kalnbērziņa is an expert of the ESF project “Competency approach to learning content” implemented by the Ministry of Education and a researcher with the Centre for Applied Linguistics at the University of Latvia. Dr.philol. Vita Kalnbērziņa discusses the opportunities offered by the play “White Rabbit, Red Rabbit”. The ppt from the seminar and…

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INFOGRAPHICS FOCUS GROUPS

The series of focus groups conveyed within the framework of the Erasmus + project “SIMELTA: Studying innovative methods of education for languages through theatrical activities” (2017-2019) was  implemented by all partner countries. After developing, adapting and piloting resources for teaching languages to different groups of people, the idea of the FGD was to reach a wider…

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Focus group discussion analysis, Portugal

Organizational settings: Date: 8th May 2019 Place: Escola Secundária Fernão Mendes Pinto, Almada, PORTUGAL Facilitator: Maria de Lurdes Ferreira da Cruz Participants: Deolinda Fernandes, Zoraida Teles, António Rocha, Paolo Balicano FGD recording is available here: FGD video Introduction The facilitator started with a short introduction to the project and its goals. Then the participants were…

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