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Wednesday, August 12 • 3:00pm - 3:25pm
An Avant-Garde Approach: Teaching English Using Stand-up Comedy

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Have you ever wished that you could be both educational and mesmerizing at the same time? Ever struggled to interest students in class? Come to this once-in-a-lifetime presentation on using stand-up comedy to teach English, specifically tailored to intermediate-level ESL classes, where the presenter will demonstrate how he encourages active classroom participation and the production of speech. The presenter will leave you with the basics of how to build a joke and use any story to engage listeners. Prepare to laugh, prepare to learn!


Jim Zvi

Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Wednesday August 12, 2015 3:00pm - 3:25pm EDT
CGIS South S020 (Belfer Case Study Room) 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA