Theatre Activities in Modern English Language Teaching

Nadka Kostadinova Dineva

First primary school “St St Cyril and Methodius”

Театралните дейности в съвременното преподаване на английски език

Надка Костадинова Динева

Първо основно училище „Св. Св. Кирил и Методий“, гр. Гоце Делчев

Abstract: The paper presents different methods of teaching English at school. First primary school „St. Cyril and St. Methodius“ successfully works on European program „Erasmus +“ and it implements innovative methods of teaching English language through the project activities.

Good practices in the project “Next step of social life learning through English” provide various and modern techniques in foreign language learning. Students take part in different theatre activities that develop their communicative abilities, stimulate critical and creative thinking. Competitive participation of students in various entertaining sketches provokes interest in their training, education and socialization, satisfies their needs of society by innovative and modern school capable of coping with the challenges of social dynamics.

Keywords: European project, Erasmus+, foreign languages, theatre, teaching, learning, skills, education.