InterACTING : English through drama and acting (from B1)

Learning outcomes

  • Interact in English with ease, developing a relationship based on trust on a physical, emotional and psychological level, through fun and laughter
  • Understand the plot of a play and recognize the main episodes and events
  • Act and/or improvise in a scene/a sketch
  • Creatively co-write a short play, using appropriate vocabulary and correct grammatical structures
  • Interprets texts verbally, using adequate pronunciation, stress patterns, intonation and rhythm, and non-verbally through gestures
  • Deal with basic intercultural differences through collaboration
  • Apply original and holistic learning strategies; reflect on the learning and creative proces


  • A benevolent, dynamic and collaborative environment in which the participants can build confidence and complete a project
  • Body and vocal warm-ups
  • Games to develop concentration, trust, improvisation and creative (co)writing
  • Texts, plays, scenes, sketches, poems of an appropriate level
  • Support and model for example with diction, pronunciation, stage presence and expression

Practical information

Pre-registration dates and deadlines   All information
Required level From B1/B2 Level descriptor
Structure of the module
(per week)
> Group 2 periods
  > Multimedia Centre (EMA)* --
Timetable Fixed according to the availability of the participants All information
Fees Language Center courses are only for members of the UNIL community (with a few exceptions) All information

*When indicated, the multimedia space for independent learning (EMA) is an integrated part of the course. It can be “online registration” or “free access” (details)

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