THE DIDACTIC PERSPECTIVES OF ONE – ACT PLAYS: WITH REFERENCE TO RIDERS TO THE SEA
Received: 30.04.2021; Revised: 29.06.2021, Accepted: 28.07.2021, Published Online: 18.08.2021
Dr. A. Shanti
Associate Professor of English, Kamaraj College, Thoothukudi
The one-act play in English has developed into an independent and interesting literacy from which has a sufficient dose of all components to impart high pedagogical value for teaching language. New methodologies to teach this potential literacy form enables the second language learners to acquire basic language skills. A representative one-act play, Riders to the Sea is reflected to propagate the idea that if properly used, it could be tapped to develop the communicative skills of the learners. Different methods of utilizing the one-act play for classroom interaction and language competence is explored with an example.
Keywords: One-act Play, Pedagogical Value, Diverse Skills, Language Competence, New Methodology.