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From: “Richard Martin”
Date: Thu, 30 Mar 2017 07:29:15 +0200

On 30 Mar 2017, at 01:00, Constance Vidor (via storytell list) <> wrote:
I tell the story, pausing at certain intervals and asking students to turn to their buddies and discuss possible responses to a question that I pose. “What advice do you think the queen gave to her son?” “How do you think the hero answered this riddle?” and so on. Then I give a few buddy groups an opportunity to share their response with the entire group.

Very sound methodology. It was the basis of much of my classroom teaching (English as a foreign language) in over 30 years in a German high school. My only amazement is that students told me so few other teachers do it!

Richard Martin
The Terrified Suitors is the latest upload to the video gallery – over 60 folk tales available to watch

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