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ERIC Number: ED573212
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 24
ISSN: ISSN-2342-0251
Designing Drama Activities Based on Nasreddin Hodja Jokes for English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Classrooms
Ekmekçi, Emrah
Online Submission, International Journal of Language Academy v5 n1 p213-224 Spr 2017
Employing drama activities in foreign language classes has proved to help language learners improve their skills. Within the context of drama course offered in an English Language Teacher Education program in Turkey, the present study suggests some drama activities based on well-known Nasreddin Hodja jokes. The study aims to find answers to whether Nasreddin Hodja jokes can be exploited in the foreign language classes and integrated in drama activities. It also tries to find out that whether the junior students could find out linguistic elements to be used in the drama activities. The document analysis method has been employed in the study. Students have been asked to analyse 470 Nasreddin Hodja jokes on the purpose of determining the linguistic elements and communicative functions of the jokes. The study concludes that drama activities based on Nasreddin Hodja jokes have numerous linguistic elements and communicative functions to be exploited and they can be used in designing drama activities in the foreign language leaning context
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey