of what would be the best strategy for students to improve their oral production.
A major problem in teaching a new language is to match the content of the lessons to the intellectual and cognitive skills of the students. Too often, students at elementary or intermediate levels are not stimulated or excited by the content of their lessons.
-Simulation of real life situations projecting real life size images will be an effective language teaching strategy to enhance student’s individual autonomy, self confidence and motivation, with the final goal of lowering speaking anxiety.-
So who washes the dishes ?
In this "Model Class" you can see of how students interact with eachother according to the given task by the teacher. Students are free to involve their own ideas as Improvisation is being applied.
“In the real world, learners need to act pragmatically in order to survive linguistically, not simply learn to perform
adequately to pass some standard in a classroom situation. “
Mc Donough (1995:30)
By doing drama exercises in class throughout a long period of time, transforming it into a habit, students will be prepared in order to survive in the outside world.