A Lecturer at the Government Training College, Mirigama has devised a unique means of teaching to talk and understand English through the use of glove puppets.
GV of open air class about to commence. Miss. Gnanawathie, the author of this method, and Lecturer in English Methodology, instructs teacher trainees in the art of using Glove Puppets.
Demonstration of a Reading Passage from the Class Text by the Teacher Trainees.
Continuation of above demonstration by the trainees - Misses Welagedera, Samarajeewa, Wickramatunga, Sriani Banda, Munasinghe Jaleel, and Ranasingha.
Demonstration of a Song under the Lilac
The pupils themselves give a demonstration.
Other Puppets - Elephant, Old man, Old woman, The Fox and Crane.
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Background: A Lecturer at the Government Training College, Mirigama has devised a unique means of teaching to talk and understand English through the use of glove puppets. This is bound to become a very popular method of teaching rural children. Classes are conducted to train trainee teachers in this method of teaching, at the Training School. Classes are sometimes held in the open air.