International Journal of Language & Linguistics

ISSN 2374-8850 (Print), 2374-8869 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijll

Dramatization as a Method of Developing Spoken English Skill
Pravamayee Samantaray

This paper is on how instruction can be arranged to bring about low-level students’ success with a communicative, meaningful role play task? After applying this dramatization activity on a group of students, it was noticed that students had enjoyed the class. They also did not find it too challenging. The research showed that progression from simple, more guided activities to more advanced, less supported can be an effective approach to teaching a communicative task in a low level classroom. My students will get the benefits of having classes taught that allows them to practice the new language in a way that mirrors real life communication. Among the recent innovations in the field of second language teaching, task-based language teaching is probably the most promising and productive one, the one which has drawn much attention from both second language teaching profession and second language researchers. Task is “ activity which involves the use of language but in which the focus is on the outcome of the activity rather than on the language used to achieve that outcome.”

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