The Role of Drama in Language Teaching

Guliyeva, Gulnar (2011) The Role of Drama in Language Teaching. In: 1st International Conference on Foreign Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics (FLTAL’11), 5-7 May 2011, Sarajevo.

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The aim of this study is to investigate the role of drama activities in education, especially in language teaching within the Drama Club of English Language and Literature Department of Qafqaz University. It is a case study of the use of drama in a language class, describing the course structure and classroom procedures. The study was carried out in the second semester of the 2008-2009 academic years during the rehearsals of performance ―Pride and Prejudice‖. It includes personal experiences of group of students from different departments and different age groups and language teachers which have successfully performed and achieved their aims and evaluated the results, presenting setbacks and possible solutions for teaching language to foreign learners. Finally, it encourages the use of drama for transformative and emancipatory learning.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Drama, language, learning, teaching
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
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Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2012 10:54
Last Modified: 02 Mar 2012 13:42

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