IMPROVING STUDENTS’ SPEAKING ABILITY THROUGH ROLE PLAY Dita Nanda Rosevella 122084247 ABSTRACT This paper describes one of CLT (Communicative Language Teaching) method activities, it is role play. These days, most of students are passive in the class because they are afraid to express their feelings or thoughts. Teachers can apply role play activity which can help arouse students’ speaking ability. In addition, role play has been known as one of learning tools which is flexible to be applied because the students can do it inside or outside the classroom. Besides, the students would not feel bored because the activity is interesting and makes the situation more live.
Once a student is able to manage their impulsivity, learning can take place in the classroom. Furthermore, students can learn to listen with understanding and empathy by actually listening to others without cutting each other off mid-sentence. Prior to implementing these two habits of mind, I printed off the posters for managing impulsivity and listening with understanding and empathy. Not only did they have pictures, the posters also used kid-friendly language. Costa and Kallick confirmed that “students may recall the habits by thinking of the posters” (Costa & kellick, 2009, p.20).
Eventually, learner leaves the task in between, get agitated or distract other classmates or leave the class or switch to something else. As we know achieving an effective learning environment depends on how the teacher manages their classroom. As every learner and their learning pattern is different and teachers fully aware that selecting a correct teaching style can lighten behavioural issues and good teaching can prevail. "It is clear that instructional theory and classroom management strategies are among the most important aspects of teacher
This resulted in my acquisition of methods and approaches I would like to maintain with my students. To start off, a teacher is not defined by being a person that keeps control of a classroom and recites information. A teacher is a friend, a parental figure, a role model, a confidant and a good listener just as much as he or she is a good speaker. The teachers observed would simply ask a question relating to the students’ opinions or lives and based on these answers they would introduce or explain any concept or linguistic feature. Students are egocentric by nature and relate new ideas to themselves.
When the teacher who normally ran her class with her strong voice and personality could not speak and was lethargic due to illness, one would probably think that she would not be able to maintain control of the class and that it would careen out of control. However, what happened was the exact opposite, despite her illness and inability to speak aloud, her knowledge of general pedagogical skills, allowed her to maintain structure and the smooth running of her class. Hammond and Snowden (2005) assert that teachers who know how to structure activities and interactions so that they are orderly and purposeful, and based on common understandings of what to do and how to behave give students more opportunity to succeed because they understand what is expected of them. This goes beyond basic classroom management as it relates to
The worse part is that I have to peer teach the whole class. Next, I ask myself was what about roleplay? Role play is something that I try to avoid mostly. As I hated to stand in front the whole class, what more I have to "act". However, after attending the lesson I realized that I can do it with the help of my group mates, research, and self-confidence which was slowly gain after seeing everyone including my group member able to present and not being shy to act when we were doing our role play.
Many teachers are forced to teach the test to students, which makes learning intolerable for everyone. B. The Answer, the Solution, the Final Option 1. Removing these standardized tests from schools is obviously the answer to all these issues. It will remove negative feelings toward learning and make students and teachers perform much better in their day-to-day activities.
Instead of listening to the teacher exclusively, students and teachers interact equally. Group work is encouraged, and students learn to collaborate and communicate with one another. This form of teaching style works best for kinesthetic students, which are hands-on learners. This means that they learn best through figuring things out. Students taught like this are usually focused on fostering independence, hands-on learning, and
For instance, you can give your students in-class and out-of-class assignments that ask them what they have learned and what questions they have about what they have learned. Rather than following your students’ failures, you can also track their successes, which are also your successes in teaching. You will find also that involving your students in their learning and in assessing how well they have done can save you time and reduce your
I can understand how you might be wondering how balancing such simple things can be so stressful. But trust me, it is. In school, if you are caught talking in class by a teacher, you are commented on the same to be easily distracted. If you keep quiet, you are called an introvert and are told to be friendlier. So what is the kid supposed to do?