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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF


Vol. 10, Issue 1, Part C (2024)

Empowering language learning through dynamic role-play in ELT

Empowering language learning through dynamic role-play in ELT

K Shravani
Role-play is a dynamic and engaging teaching strategy that has gained prominence in English Language Teaching (ELT) due to its ability to enhance language acquisition, communication skills, and cultural understanding. Rooted in the principles of experiential learning, role-play provides learners with opportunities to actively participate in simulated real-life situations, fostering a more interactive and immersive language learning experience. In the context of ELT, role-playing activities go beyond traditional language instruction methods by encouraging students to apply their language skills in authentic scenarios. Whether practicing everyday conversations, negotiating business deals, or simulating cultural exchanges, role-play enables learners to step into diverse roles and navigate linguistic challenges, thereby building confidence and fluency.
This pedagogical approach aligns with the communicative language teaching philosophy, emphasizing the practical use of language in meaningful contexts. By incorporating role-play into language lessons, educators can create a dynamic and student-centered environment that not only develops linguistic proficiency but also hones interpersonal skills, critical thinking, and problem-solving abilities. Throughout this exploration of role-play in English Language Teaching, we will delve into its various applications, benefits, and effective implementation strategies. From designing scenario-based activities to addressing potential challenges, educators can harness the power of role-play to create a vibrant and interactive language learning experience that prepares students for real-world communication scenarios. This article focuses on the significance of role-play among English language learners as an effective strategy.
Pages: 187-189  |  62 Views  28 Downloads
How to cite this article:
K Shravani. Empowering language learning through dynamic role-play in ELT. Int J Appl Res 2024;10(1):187-189.
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