Podcast Episode 14 – Teaching English Through Storytelling – An Interview With Ariel Goodbody

The Clark and Miller English Podcast with Ariel Goodbody from Easy Stories in English on a red backgroundA fascinating conversation with the wonderfully engaging and enthusiastic Ariel Goodbody, teaching expert and presenter of the Easy Stories in English podcast.

In this interview, we talk about:

  • how Ariel started Easy Stories in English;
  • Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling (TPRS);
  • how to teach phrases rather than grammar;
  • how TPRS has a lot in common with Dogme and lexical learning;
  • how the word for “school” was the same word as “game,” and how this should inform our teaching;
  • why storytelling is beneficial to learning;
  • how to use stories to help business English students;
  • two tips for English teachers.

If you’re interested in new and interesting ways of developing your teaching, then this is definitely the interview for you!

Listen on iTunes / Spotify / Acast / Stitcher / SoundCloud

Resources from the podcast:

Ariel’s podcast, Easy Stories in English
Indwelling Language
Stephen Krashen’s website
Beniko Mason’s website
An introduction to CI (video)
Krashen on the power of reading (video)
A manual on TPRS