Language Through Communicative Activities in Upper-Level Students (Case Study: “Turgut Ozal” High School Tirane)

  • İsa Erbaş PhD, Faculty of Philology and EducationDepartment of English Language and Literature, Bedër University, Tirana, Albania
  • MA Xhensika Vengo

Abstract

This study focuses on teaching and learning the English language through communicative activities and real-life context. Well-known scholars present the communicative approach as an effective in the process of language acquisition. This study examines problems that students encounter the most and the obstacles to language acquisition, such as problems with idioms, vocabulary, and grammar. This study also analyses some of communicative activities and instructions how to make these activities parts of their lesson plan, such as role plays, interviews, discussion and group work that have as a main focus teaching the English language inductively. The students and teachers were asked at “Turgut Ozal” High School of Tirana to complete the survey questionnaire related to communicative activities. The students and teachers gave their opinions related to the challenges that students encounter to participate in these activities. The results of the survey show that how much the students want to participate and learn the English language through communication, to talk about topics of interest and real-life context. Key words: Teaching, learning, communicative approach, role play, discussion, group work, and interview
Published
May 31, 2019
How to Cite
ERBAŞ, İsa; VENGO, MA Xhensika. Language Through Communicative Activities in Upper-Level Students (Case Study: “Turgut Ozal” High School Tirane). European Journal of Language and Literature, [S.l.], v. 5, n. 2, p. 19-27, may 2019. ISSN 2411-4103. Available at: <http://journals.euser.org/index.php/ejls/article/view/4211>. Date accessed: 16 oct. 2019. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.26417/ejls-2019.v5i2-197.