Think about…. <ul><li>1. How important do you think drama and role plays are to children acquiring a first language? </li>...
DRAMA AND ROLE PLAYS IN THE EFL CLASSROOM <ul><li>Diana Escobar </li></ul><ul><li>Patricia Cubillos M. </li></ul>
Drama  <ul><li>English  through drama is another  approach in language teaching. </li></ul><ul><li>It is one of the best t...
CHARACTERISTICS OF DRAMA AS AN EDUCATIONAL TOOL <ul><li>Drama demands the ability to work cooperatively in group situation...
IMPORTANCE FOR TEACHERS <ul><li>Playing drama enhances the personal growth of the teacher. </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers will...
ADVANTAGES <ul><li>The students will be more confident when speaking. </li></ul><ul><li>They  will learn to coordinate phy...
Role Play <ul><li>When students lose themselves in the characters, plots, and situations, they are more apt to experience ...
Warm- Ups They have establish trust and understanding among group members and lower inhibitions.
<ul><li>Storytelling </li></ul><ul><li>Stories have been used to teach, to entertain, and to explain the unknown. </li></ul>
CONCLUSION <ul><li>Drama is a valuable tool in Education that can be used in the language acquisition process. </li></ul><...
<ul><li>Thank you so much </li></ul>
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Patricia and diana drama and role plays in the efl classroom

  1. 1. Think about…. <ul><li>1. How important do you think drama and role plays are to children acquiring a first language? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you think older children, teenagers, and adults learning a second or foreing language might also benefit from role play, or drama? </li></ul><ul><li>How might drama be used to affirm students cultural traditions and values? </li></ul>
  2. 2. DRAMA AND ROLE PLAYS IN THE EFL CLASSROOM <ul><li>Diana Escobar </li></ul><ul><li>Patricia Cubillos M. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Drama <ul><li>English through drama is another approach in language teaching. </li></ul><ul><li>It is one of the best tools for teachers. </li></ul><ul><li>It takes into account the learner`s mind, feelings, needs, hopes, sensibility, and environment. </li></ul><ul><li>Students can improve their ability to produce the target language. </li></ul>
  4. 4. CHARACTERISTICS OF DRAMA AS AN EDUCATIONAL TOOL <ul><li>Drama demands the ability to work cooperatively in group situations. </li></ul><ul><li>It draws on previous experience </li></ul><ul><li>It creates situations in which there is a need for precise communication. </li></ul><ul><li>It challenges students to discover new truths or insights by confronting them with previously unknown predicaments. </li></ul>
  5. 5. IMPORTANCE FOR TEACHERS <ul><li>Playing drama enhances the personal growth of the teacher. </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers will become more effective communicators. </li></ul><ul><li>They will feel satisfied with their job. </li></ul><ul><li>The class will be student-centered. </li></ul>
  6. 6. ADVANTAGES <ul><li>The students will be more confident when speaking. </li></ul><ul><li>They will learn to coordinate physical movement with verbal messages. </li></ul><ul><li>The students will improve their fluency, intonation, pronunciation. </li></ul><ul><li>The students act out solutions to social problems. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Role Play <ul><li>When students lose themselves in the characters, plots, and situations, they are more apt to experience lower anxiety. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Warm- Ups They have establish trust and understanding among group members and lower inhibitions.
  9. 9. <ul><li>Storytelling </li></ul><ul><li>Stories have been used to teach, to entertain, and to explain the unknown. </li></ul>
  10. 10. CONCLUSION <ul><li>Drama is a valuable tool in Education that can be used in the language acquisition process. </li></ul><ul><li>Drama makes communication more effective, clearer and richer, creating a cozy atmosphere in the classroom. </li></ul><ul><li>It allows the students to be creative and to put themselves in another persons’ place for a while. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Thank you so much </li></ul>

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