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The article discusses how drama can support language learning at the university level and how drama can also support learners in acquiring professional competences. In the first part, the article will briefly outline forms of drama in language teaching. The second part describes aspects of drama beneficial for language learning in a professional context and gives a concrete teaching example: theatre projects with a focus on business English. The author draws on his teaching experiences in Japan with his theatre company Model Productions and the related Model Language Studios. A large and continuously updated online research bibliography attests to on-going scholarly interest in the topic 1.
The low self-confidence in speaking can impede language acquisition. The purpose of this study was to prove and evaluate the effects of using drama for English Language Learners. It was hypothesized that drama would be helpful in lowering the affective filter psychological attributes. A group of students who had good comprehension of English, yet, were reluctant to speak. Claridge, C.
Boyles, S. London: Routledge. Davis, P. November Dervishaj, A.
Skip to content. The purpose of this article is to provide some guidance through the wealth of available materials and support, to provide a platform for sharing ideas and experiences and to explore some areas that are at the cutting edge of what is, for many teachers, the most powerful instrument in their school bag: literature as a tool for language learning. Click on the headings below to find out more about available materials and support for teachers in each area. Having formed part of traditional language teaching approaches, literature became less popular when language teaching and learning started to focus on the functional use of language. However, the role of literature in the ELT classroom has been re-assessed and many now view literary texts as providing rich linguistic input, effective stimuli for students to express themselves in other languages and a potential source of learner motivation. On this site you can find a range of literary texts and supporting classroom materials, on the BritLit pages.
Ingrid Rachal is a 8th grade English Language Arts teacher at Mary I use plays to help my students engage with literature in a new way and With Honors in the English Language and Literature Department about the importance of play, and how it is just as essential to our lives If drama activities are a new addition to the classroom, the teacher may want to use. Drama activities that fuel imagination and foster creative and academic skills. A good time and we were going to learn some new things and learn some new ways of learning. New Zealand literature in drama education. Teaching a second language through literature might be a paramount tool Language pedagogy using authentic literary texts is definitely not an innovative According to Sanju Choudhary literature plays a vital role in teaching the four In this way, this book will provide updated tools to explore another New ways of using drama and literature in language teaching. Front Cover.
PDF | The present study aimed to examine the ways in which drama and drama techniques and practices, quiring language and learning new conceptual information ability in the learners through literature or literary texts.
By Lindsay Clandfield. It has only been since the s that this area has attracted more interest among EFL teachers. The purpose of this article is to look at some of the issues and ways in which literature can be exploited in the classroom. There are also links to classroom activities and lessons with literature that you can download and use straight away. What is literature? First of all, any method or approach towards using literature in the classroom must take as a starting point the question: What is literature?
PDF | On Aug 15, , Rawand Elhour published Using drama in teaching English | Find, read and discuss how language and drama are closely connected. influential in informing the new understandings of drama. especially at the linguistic level, have been discussed a lot in the drama literature.
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Please note that ebooks are subject to tax and the final price may vary depending on your country of residence. Aimed at student teachers, educators and practitioners, Teaching English Language to Young Learners outlines and explains the crucial issues, themes and scenarios relating to this area of teaching.
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