Kingsbury Brunetto, K. (2015). Performing the Art of Language Learning: Deepening the Language Learning Experience through Theatre and Drama. Blue Mounds, WI: Deep University Press.

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dc.contributor.author Morrin, Serafina
dc.contributor.editor Collins, Mandy en
dc.contributor.editor Miladinović, Dragan en
dc.date.accessioned 2022-03-01T13:28:51Z
dc.date.available 2022-03-01T13:28:51Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.citation Morrin, S. (2017) 'Kingsbury Brunetto, K. (2015). Performing the Art of Language Learning: Deepening the Language Learning Experience through Theatre and Drama. Blue Mounds, WI: Deep University Press.', Scenario: A Journal of Performative Teaching, Learning, Research, XI(2), pp. 94-98. doi: 10.33178/scenario.11.2.7 en
dc.identifier.volume XI
dc.identifier.issued 2
dc.identifier.startpage 94
dc.identifier.endpage 98
dc.identifier.issn 1649-8526
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/12661
dc.identifier.doi 10.33178/scenario.11.2.7
dc.description.abstract In this book, Kingsbury Brunetto describes her research on the language learning experience through theatre. Doing so, she analyses interviews with undergraduate students, which she collected from two theatre-based language courses (French and Spanish as L2) at different survey dates. The focus lies on the use of language as a social act that demonstrates the multifaceted nature of theatre-based language learning. Language is not only seen as something shown in evident linguistic objects here; rather it is a result of activities in complex contexts. The author wants to find out how learners of a second language function within a theatre-based language learning environment. She tries to understand the complexity of language learning as a socially situated human activity by looking at the perspectives of the participants. The particular charm of the book is that it is structured like a theatre play. Kingsbury Brunetto refrains from classic terms such as "theoretical background" or "research method", and instead entitles the chapters analogously to the procedure for a theatre performance, such as "Playbill", "Before the Curtain Rises" or "The Critics’ Reviews". In the beginning, Kingsbury Brunetto presents her approach to this research by briefly sketching her own background and providing a short insight ... en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Department of German, University College Cork en
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dc.rights © 2017, The Author(s). This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. en
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dc.title Kingsbury Brunetto, K. (2015). Performing the Art of Language Learning: Deepening the Language Learning Experience through Theatre and Drama. Blue Mounds, WI: Deep University Press. en
dc.type Review en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Serafina Morrin en
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dc.description.version Published Version en
dc.description.status Not peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle Scenario: A Journal of Performative Teaching, Learning, Research en
dc.identifier.journalabbrev Scenario en


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