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Robyn Stewart

Robyn Stewart

Oxford University Press

ABSTRACT:
Storytelling is a great way to encourage students to use their imaginations while practicing speaking skills. In this interactive session, we will look at three storytelling activities designed to get teenagers talking, listening to their peers and making predictions. Inspired by a video clip, a photo, and a live-action picture created right there in the classroom, the stories we hear may not be true, but they are sure to be exciting.

BIODATA:
Robyn Stewart is a teacher, teacher trainer and life-long learner based in Istanbul, Turkey. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Drama and a master’s in Intercultural Communication from New York University, along with Cambridge CELTA and DELTA, and is currently pursuing a second master’s in TESOL. Robyn has worked with teachers in Thailand, Malaysia, Jordan, Turkey, the United States and Indonesia, where she served as an English Language Fellow for the 2017-2018 academic year. Robyn and team were the recipients of the British Council’s award for Excellence in Teaching and Teacher Training in 2016.