The use of drama to promote oral skills

Nurfarizah, Ishak (2009) The use of drama to promote oral skills. [E-LPTA] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Communicative competence is regarded as the main focus of second language instruction. Since communicative competence has become important nowadays, there is a good reason to increase the emphasis on oral skills in the classroom. The use of drama is one of the ways to promote oral skills. The aim of this study is to investigate in what ways does drama promotes oral skills which are able to function in communication. The participants for this study are English for Self-Expression (ESE) students. There are two methods being used to collect the data, namely; observation and semi-structured interviews. The findings from this study has concluded that the verbal forms of communication as well as non-verbal forms of communications are being used by the participants in drama performance to achieve certain functions in communication. Audiences’ responses and participants’ level of confidence also cannot be neglected as both are able to enhance students’ ability to improve oral skills.

Item Type: E-LPTA
Additional Information: Project Report (B.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2009.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Communicative competence, language, oral skills, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, undergraduate,Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 24 Jul 2014 02:51
Last Modified: 29 May 2015 03:20
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/4242

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