Gary Carkin

About me

Gender MALE
Industry Education
Occupation Professor
Location Manchester, NH/Bangkok, Thailand, NH/Thailand, United States
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Introduction I am Professor of TESOL at Southern New Hampshire University where I teach English through Drama, Methods of Second Language Acquisition, and Pronunciation Techniques for teachers of ESL/EFL. I write plays, direct plays, act, and encourage the use of drama in language education. To me, speaking a foreign language is performing in another language. The language learner needs to know how to act within his new cultural script.
Interests My interests range from theatre and language education to anthropology, comparative religion and culture, film, music, dance, politics, economics, and, most recently, brain based pedagogy.
Favorite Movies Freida, Apocalypse Now, A Fish Named Wanda
Favorite Music Bach, Beethoven, Hayden, Vivaldi, other classical composers.
Favorite Books The Glass Bead Game, Magic Mountain, War and Peace

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