4 th Annual International Conference on TESOL “ ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNING: A FOCUS ON THE LEARNER” Ho Chi Minh, August 2013. USING ROLE – PLAY IN TEACHING ENGLISH DIALOGUES FOR STUDENTS AT PRIMARY SCHOOLS ----- ------ ------- ------ ------ ------ ---- By: Pham Thi Vinh Hien
USING ROLE – PLAY IN TEACHING ENGLISH DIALOGUES FOR STUDENTS AT PRIMARY SCHOOLS
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By: Pham Thi Vinh Hien
Nghe An Teacher Training College, Vietnam
Method of the study
Teachers’ and Students’ opinions about Students’ problems in role – plays
Teachers’ and Students’ suggestion by using role – play in teaching English dialogues for Primary students
enable Students gradually become familiar with the content of normal conversation in their lives
bridge the gap between the classroom and the world outside the classroom.
be easy for students to discover their own level and the teacher to feedback.
help students improve their speaking skills.
Increase students’ confidence and motivation positively to excel in English.
An excellent way to practice pronunciation and improve listening skill.
They enjoy learning English more and participate in English lesson more actively.
contribute to students’ confidence in their ability to use English.
It is a good way to practice and promote their memory.
Increase students’ interest , involvement, motivation and student – student interaction in the classroom
Ask students questions to identify the context
Deal with any difficulties in overall understanding and enjoyment of the dialogue
Hand out a listening task before listening or Ask questions to check comprehension after listening
Let students listen to the dialogue again and follow the words of the story.
Explain if students find new words or phrases in the dialogue.
Play the recording and pause each line for the students to repeat the dialogue in chorus.
Students read the dialogue in pairs or groups, then repeat a different role in the story from their memory.
Ask students to repeat their character’s lines without the text. Students remember the dialogue and act their role in groups with actions as they speak.
Ask two or three groups to come to in front of the class to role play the dialogue from their memory.
Teacher evaluates on how role plays carry out.
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