Storytelling constitutes, perhaps, one of those indispensable elements that define human culture in its entirety, considering that it qualifies as the main exponent of transmitting cultural knowledge from one generation to the next since time immemorial. For this reason, mythical narratives exert a deep influence on human psyche; an influence that may and should be used to the advantage of (ESL) classroom by turning it to a useful experiential learning toll. Students may take a classical myth and introduce a new variant of it by altering its narrative or adapting its context to a different culture or time; a process that is cognitively beneficial to them as it enhances the students’ language skills, critical thinking as well as promoting cooperative group work.
When: Friday 31st March 2023
What time: 18:00-20:30
Where: Room H (New Philosophy Building, Ground Floor/next to Amphitheater B). This is an in person event.