The Importance Of Drama And Language Acquisition In Cultures

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THE IMPORTANCE OF DRAMA AND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION IN YOUNG LEARNERS.
1. Introduction.
“Drama is a unique tool to explore and express human feeling, it is an essential form of behaviour in all cultures, it is a fundamental human activity” (Anon,1999). “Language acquisition is the process by which we acquire the capacity to perceive and comprehend language, as well as tom produce and use words and sentence to communicate” (Berwick, Roeper, et al.,1990 ).This essay will focus on how learners can acquire language through drama with the theme at the park. Firstly we will provide the definitions of the words “drama”, “language acquisition” “role play” and “park” secondly explains the context of this essay by including grade, number of learners, environment, where the school is situated and activities. Our overall aim is to prove that drama can improve language acquisition.
2. Definitions of drama, language acquisition, role play and the term park.
“Drama is a unique tool to explore and express human feeling, it is an essential form of behaviour in all cultures, it is a fundamental human activity” (Anon, 1999). “Language acquisition is the process by which we acquire the capacity to perceive and comprehend language, as well as to produce and use words and sentence to communicate”. (Berwick, Roeper, et al.,1990). Role play is a method for exploring the issues involved in complex social situations (Venable, 2001). According to our understanding a park is an open space that has

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