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1.

ESL Resource Center
http://eslsite.com/resources/pages/Resources_and_Teaching_Ideas/Drama_and_Role_Plays/index.html

A small collection of drama/role play ideas.

 
2.

ESL Children's Drama Games
http://esldramagames.com/

A fantastic site with lots of ideas for and information on drama and ESL - especially for children.

 
3.

Education World
http://www.educationworld.com/a_curr/reading/index.shtml#theater

Lots of scripts based on a readers' theatre.

 
4.

Improv Encyclopedia
http://improvencyclopedia.org/games/index.html

Hundreds of games and ideas for improvising - easily adapted for ESL.

 
5.

Aaron Shep's Hom Page
http://www.aaronshep.com/

A site from a writer, reader, dramatist with stories, scripts and more.

 
6.

Drama Resource
http://dramaresource.com/teaching

Creative ideas for teaching drama. Lots of lesson plans here.

 
7.

Yabla ESL for the University of Michigan
http://umichesl.yabla.com/videos.php?category=Drama&or=ldiff

Short videos for ESL students produced by the University of Michigan.

 
8.

Lesson Planet
http://www.lessonplanet.com/search?grade=all&keywords=drama+esl+lesson+plans&rating=3&search_type=narrow

Dozens of ESL lesson plans for drama.

 
9.

e-How
http://www.ehow.com/how_4549222_use-drama-esl-lessons.html

Ideas on how to use drama in ESL lessons.

 
10.

ESL Flow
http://www.eslflow.com/roleplaysdramatheatregames.html

Dozens of links, ideas and handouts for using drama.

 
11.

Drama Strategies
http://www.prel.org/eslstrategies/drama.html

Telling stories: Using Drama and multimedia with ESL students. Warm-ups, ideas and reflections.

 
12.

Drama in the ESL Classroom
http://esldrama.weebly.com/

A free resource for ESL/EFL teachers who are interested in learning how to incorporate dramatic techniques into their lessons. Lots of handouts and materials.

 
13.

Gary Carkin's ESL/EFL Drama Blog
http://garycarkin.tripod.com/garycarkinseslefldramalog/

Professor Gary Carkin's blog on the use of drama in English language teaching.

 
14.

Iowa State University Play Concordances
http://www.public.iastate.edu/~spires/concord.html

Concordances of ten plays, which can be searched, counted, and printed.

 
15.

Virtual Library Theatre and Drama
http://vl-theatre.com/

Resources in more than 50 countries around the world, for professionals, amateurs, academics and students of all ages.

 
16.

ESL Teachers' Board
http://www.eslteachersboard.com/cgi-bin/articles/index.pl?read=3588

An article on the role drama plays in the classroom.

 
17.

English Banana
http://www.englishbanana.com/drama.html

Two free drama scripts.

 
18.

Drama Lesson Plans
http://www.drama-lesson-plans.co.uk/

Drama lesson plans for (junior) high schools that may be useful in ESL classes. Sign up for a free weekly newsletter.

 
19.

Performing Zone
http://performingzone.starlightstudiographics.co.uk/

Lesson plans and resources for high school kids - may be useful for ESL.

 
20.

Teaching English Games
http://www.teachingenglishgames.com/Articles/eslplays.htm

An article on using drama in the classroom.

 
21.

Using English
http://www.usingenglish.com/forum/teaching-english/93852-what-drama-techniques-do-you-use-children.html

Discussion forum thread on using drama in the classroom.

 
22.

ESL Well
http://eslwell.com/esl/all/521

A few drama ideas.

 
23.

Improv Resource Center
http://www.improvresourcecenter.com/mb/

A forum dedicated to improvisation.

 
24.

TEFL.net ESL Activities - Language through Drama
http://www.tefl.net/esl-lesson-plans/esl-activities-drama.htm

A drama activity.

 
25.

TESL Malaysia
http://www.teslmalaysia.com/teaching-english-through-drama-in-malaysian-esl-classrooms

A case study of teaching English through drama in Malaysian classrooms.

 
26.

ITESLJ.org
http://iteslj.org/Techniques/Chauhan-Drama.html

An article on drama techniques for teaching English.

 
27.

Drama Lesson Plans - Scruffy Plume Press
http://www.play-script-and-song.com/drama-lesson-plans.html

Ideas for drama lesson plans including free sets of cards that go with some of the drama activities.

 
28.

Brigham Young University - Drama Lesson Plans
http://education.byu.edu/arts/lessonplans/drama.html

Lesson plans, scripts and resources.

 
29.

Andrew McCann's Drama Workshop
http://www.dramateachers.co.uk/

Ideas, resources and links for teaching drama.

 
30.

Drama as a Way of Learning - By Daniel Kelin
http://www.danielakelin.com/drama

Ideas, activities and research. Drama with young English language learners.

 
31.

Studying Drama in English Class - About.com
http://plays.about.com/b/2008/01/02/studying-drama-in-english-class.htm

A list of articles.

 
32.

Blogs about ESL Drama Games
http://en.wordpress.com/tag/esl-drama-games/ _FreeMaterials

A blog with posts on dfferent games used for drama.

 
33.

Drama in ESL - A Communicative Approach
http://www.melta.org.my/ET/1990/main8.html

An article from "The English Teacher" titled: "Drama in Teaching English as a Second Language - A Communicative Approach".

 
34.

Classroom Drama Resources - Pioneer Drama Service, Inc.
http://playsandmusicalsnewsletter.pioneerdrama.com/public/blog/100611

A wide variety of plays and theatre textbooks for high schools.

 
35.

Ezine @rticles
http://ezinearticles.com/?Using-Drama-In-The-EFL-Classroom---Essential-Props-And-Materials-To-Have-On-Hand&id=1195771

An article on using drama in the efl classroom - essential props and materials to have on hand.

 
36.

teAchnology.com
http://www.teach-nology.com/teachers/lesson_plans/arts/drama/

Several dozen drama and theatre lesson plans.

 
37.

Royalty Free Music and Sound Effects
http://www.partnersinrhyme.com/

A huge catalogue of royalty free music and sound effects libraries and audio software for you to download.

 
38.

Drew's Script-O-Rama
http://www.script-o-rama.com/oldindex.shtml

Free movie scripts.

 
39.

ZZ Sounds
http://www.zzounds.com/edu--musicteacherhandouts

Music Teachers: Printables, Handouts and Other Educational Materials.

 
40.

Raven Radio Theater
http://www.ravenradiotheater.com/

Radio drama scripts complete with casting directions.


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