publication . Article . 2010

Teaching English through Stories: A Meaningful and Fun Way for Children to Learn the Language

Nohora Inés Porras González;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Apr 2010
  • Publisher: Departamento de Lenguas Extranjeras, Universidad Nacional de Colombia.
Abstract
This article presents the results of a study on utilizing stories for teaching English as a foreign language to children in first, second and third grades. It was carried out in a Colombian public elementary school in Bucaramanga, Colombia. The proposal was initiated by a group of student-teachers at Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia, Seccional Bucaramanga. During the research process the student-teachers were required to plan the course syllabus, create their own stories according to the children's interests and likes, plan the lessons, and collect and analyze data. Although the student-teachers worked in different grade levels, the results of the study prese...
Subjects
free text keywords: Storytelling, story, reading, teaching, children, narración de historias, lectura de historia, enseñanza a niños, Education, L, Theory and practice of education, LB5-3640
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publication . Article . 2010

Teaching English through Stories: A Meaningful and Fun Way for Children to Learn the Language

Nohora Inés Porras González;