Significance of Drama and Drama Exercises in Teaching Turkish as a Foreign Language, the Case of IBSU

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Keywords: Drama, Performance, Reading, Teaching Turkish as a Foreign Language


The objective of this study is to determine the role of using drama and/or dialogs performed by students to make the lecture
more entertaining and provide strong skills while teaching Turkish as a foreign language. There are few adequate studies for
drama application for Turkish as a Foreign Language teaching. The studies performed in this area are mostly towards teaching
Turkish as a mother tongue. In the article an attempt is made to demonstrate the significance of drama exercises in teaching
a foreign language and a conclusion is made that drama and performances increase the involvement and motivation of studentsin
the class and develop speech.