The use of authentic games in English language teaching

AZARMÄ°, Shahzad
March 2011
Ekev Academic Review;bahar2011, Vol. 15 Issue 47, p411
Academic Journal
Teaching languages by games is one of the best methods for learning foreign languages. Play is the basic means for processing information, learning new skills and practicing old ones by using schematic knowledge. In this research first and second class junior school learners are taught by adapted childhood games in two experimental and control groups for about a semester. Both groups are observed during the term and the pre and post test results of learners are compared by t-test. Experiment group learners show better results in English language learning. It is suggested for language teachers to use childhood games for getting better results.


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