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Saturday, August 26 • 10:45am - 11:30am
Workshop 2 Space 8 (D): Applied Improvisation and Drama for Second Language Education (45 min)

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This presentation will outline and demonstrate techniques for applying improvisation and drama in the teaching of a second language, as well as discuss the strengths and challenges of this approach.  Specifically, the experiences of the speaker teaching in a Chinese language environment will be addressed.  Following the presentation, there will be practical demonstration of some techniques, as well as time for discussion and sharing among participants.

 


Host
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Marc Purchin

Purchin Consulting
Marc Purchin is President of Purchin Consulting, a Southern California-based firm that specializes in “appropriate” dispute resolution services. Marc uses applied improvisation strategies in all areas of his practice. AIN and Marc found each other a few years ago when he... Read More →

Speaker
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John Maloney

Professor, Tainan University
John Maloney is a theater director and professor of drama living in Taiwan.  For the past ten years, he has been developing English through Drama curriculum at Tainan University of Technology, with the aim of developing confidence and fluency. 


Saturday August 26, 2017 10:45am - 11:30am
UCI MAB 125

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