Publication Date

2000

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

First Advisor

Paul Levasseur

Abstract

This paper examines how drama methodology can be used to remove barriers to English acquisition and to encourage English language production in Japanese university students. The effect of the affective filter and Monitor use in language production will be covered. The use of drama methodology will be analyzed and its usage in the classroom evaluated. The use of drama techniques to create lessons will be demonstrated.

Disciplines

Curriculum and Instruction | First and Second Language Acquisition | Higher Education and Teaching | Interpersonal and Small Group Communication