How to Stage a Play is a practical guide and checklist for amateur producers and directors wanting to get a production on stage. Including: Planning a Production Role of Director Stage Management Auditioning and Rehearsing Technical terminology It concludes with a chapter of notes for actors, dealing with common issues such as forgetting lines, overcoming nerves, voice projection and marking up scripts. These tips and techniques are drawn from over fifty years' experience both in amateur and professional theatre and will form an invaluable foundation for any group wanting to maximise the pleasure and satisfaction to be enjoyed from public performance - both for the group themselves, and their audience! (Originally published in the UK as Section 2 of 'Beginners Please'.)"
Written with a range of international contexts in mind, this highly flexible, 6-level course provides coverage of the Cambridge Primary English as a Second Language syllabus. Consisting of an appealing, magazine style Student Book, extensive Workbook and supportive Teacher's Guide, the course offers progression within and across levels. The Teacher's Guides offer a clear, but differentiated path through the Student's Books by providing comprehensive, easy-to-use teacher and classroom resources, including step-by-step lesson plans, and a varied and extensive Activity Bank. The materials can be tailored to specific local contexts, and can be used alongside other resources to which teachers already have access. Collins is working with Cambridge International Examinations towards endorsement of the course.
ASQ-3 Questionnaires are the most cost-effective, reliable way to screen young children for developmental delays in the first 5Â½ years of life. Available in English or Spanish, the 21 age-appropriate questionnaires (2, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 27, 30, 33, 36, 42, 48, 54, and 60 months) effectively screen five key developmental areas: communication, gross motor, fine motor, problem solving, and personal-social.
Fast and easy to use, ASQ-3 Questionnaires take just 10-15 minutes for parents to complete and 2-3 minutes for professionals to score.
First, parents try each activity on the questionnaire with their child, checking the box that best describes what the child can do. Clear questions, illustrations, and tips help parents complete the questionnaires quickly and accurately. Professionals then record the scores, easily converting parent responses to numbers (Yes = 10, Sometimes = 5, Not Yet = 0). They copy the child's scores to a simple grid that gives an at-a-glance picture of current developmental skills:
ASQ-3 Questionnaires are provided as photocopiable master copies on paper and printable PDF master copies on CD-ROM (both in the same box, so programs will always have the format they want right at their fingertips). Downloada sample 16 month Spanish questionnaire anda sample 48 month Spanish questionnaire.
The Questionnaires are part of ASQ-3, the bestselling screener trusted for more than 15 years to pinpoint delays as early as possible during the crucial first 5 years of life. Learn more about the completeASQ-3 system, and discover ASQ:SE, the screener that reliably identifies young children at risk for social or emotional difficulties.
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