Drama and Language
This chapter describes what is perhaps the simplest of drama’s four paradigms of purpose in learning contexts, the linguistic/communicative: its role in the development of language. In a new book on drama for English teachers published this year, one of the authors wrote: A contemporary classroom, and above all an English classroom, is a public performance space, where dialogue happens. And drama is the art of performance, of making dialogical performance text.
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