Inspired English

Thu 18 Jun, 3.30pm–5pm

Discover the power of art for supporting core skills in Reading and Viewing, Writing and Speaking and Listening. Tailored for upper primary and secondary school English teachers, this program is packed with art-inspired practical activities designed to transfer easily to the virtual classroom. Experiment with creative writing and language ideas, and activities for investigating the Capabilities.

90 mins
Cost: Free

Learning Objectives:

  • Unpack the close relationship between visual text and literature.
  • Analyse, interpret and discuss NGV artworks from different cultural, historical and contemporary contexts.
  • Develop practical activities for applying the reading and interpretation of artworks to the teaching of creative writing, literary devices and the Capabilities.
  • Define the term ‘ekphrasis’ and its application to creative writing teaching practices.

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