Use of drama based activities in ELT classroom
Dipan Bhatt, Research Scholar
Dr. Sunil Shah, Associate Professor, Vir Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat
Drama can encourage students actively participate in teaching-learning process for English language. It can practically be a motivational tool to increase the zest of adapting language capacity. The researcher conducted this research at Navsari High School, Navsari, which involved 50 students of Vernacular Medium class of 9Th standard. Four basic aspects of speaking- Grammar, Fluency, Accuracy and Vocabulary- were taken into consideration for this research, and the same were used to analyse the scores. The data analysis indicated that the mean score of the students’ Pre-test was 7.57, while that of the students’ post-test was 17.78. Hence it signified that use of drama based activities in classroom can really enhance speaking skills of ESL learners.
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