Role Play Activities: Enhancing Speaking Skills in Secondary School Students

Topics: English language, Learning / Pages: 18 (4348 words) / Published: Feb 18th, 2014
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Chapter 1
Introduction
Statement of the problem
Background and Justification
Research Method
Relevance to the Discipline
Audience
Purpose of the Study

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Chapter 2
Introduction
Rationale
Research Questions

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Chapter 3
Introduction
Aim of the Study
Participants
Procedures
Data collection procedures
Data analysis

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References
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Appendices
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Chapter 1: Introduction
Introduction
In this case of study, I will be focusing on how role play activities can enhance speaking skill among secondary school’s students. Chapter 1 will cover on the statement of the problem, background and justification. I also will be writing on the short brief of research method and why this topic does is relevant to the teaching and learning of English in secondary schools.
Statement of Problem:
Instead of writing, listening and reading, speaking skill is one of the language skills that are integrated in Curriculum Specifications for English subject in schools. However, this skill is one of the skills that is failed to be requisite by the students. Nowadays, we sometimes find that many students have difficulty in producing a sentence in English without making mistakes even though they are exposed to the language already started from primary schools. This problem can be related to some issues such as anxiety among students, limited or low level of vocabulary, low proficiency of English and individual low self esteem.
Background and justification:
In general, English as the second language in Malaysia works as one of the tools that unifies the people of different languages, ethnicities, cultures and religions. That is because apart from our national language which is Bahasa Malaysia (BM), English is viewed as an important language that serves the communication needs of the people of different walks of life in Malaysia. Nowadays, in the era of modernization and



References: Oradee, T. (2012). Developing Speaking Skills Using Three Communicative Activities (Discussion, Problem-Solving, and Role- Playing). International Journal of Social Science and Humanity, 2(6), 533. M.Shyamala, B. (2013). Effectiveness of Roleplay in Enhancing Speaking Skills of Tertiary Level Learners. IOSR Journal Of Humanities And Social Science (IOSR-JHSS), 13(1), 17. Ramin, R., & Samaneh, S. (2012). THE EFFECT OF USING ROLE-PLAY ON IRANIAN EFL LEARNERS’ SPEAKING ABILITY. 1(3), 51 Graddol, D Lucantoni, P. (2002). Teaching and assessing skills in English as a second language. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Livingstone, C. (1983). Role play in language learning. London: Longman. Larsen- Freeman, D. (1986). Techniques & principles in language teaching. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Thornbury, S. (2005). How to teach speaking. London: Pearson Education Limited.

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