The Benefits of Using Drama in the ESL Classroom


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Which is NOT a reason that drama is a great tool for an ESL classroom?

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1. Which is NOT a benefit for ESL students from performing drama?

2. Imagine you have a drama project for your ESL students. What should your first approach be to help your students overcome shyness?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Why is using drama beneficial to ESL students? What can the use of drama help ESL students overcome? These are examples of some of the topics you'll need to be familiar with when using this quiz/worksheet assessment tool.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

When you are ready to take this brief quiz, you should be prepared to:

  • Understand why drama is a great tool for ESL teachers
  • List the benefits of performing drama for ESL students
  • Relate how to help ESL students overcome shyness about performing drama
  • Explain how drama does and does not simulate real-life interactions
  • Note the best option for using drama in a beginners ESL class

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as the effectiveness and benefits of drama in ESL classrooms
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding drama as a simulation for real-life interactions and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how to help ESL students overcome shyness about performing drama

Additional Learning

Further develop your understanding of this subject by reviewing the lesson titled The Benefits of Using Drama in the ESL Classroom. Things you will learn about include:

  • How drama increases an ESL student's awareness of meaningful content
  • Ways that drama encourages the use and understanding of body language
  • Why drama is a good tool for helping students with intonation and speech patterns
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