The effectiveness of storytelling in enhancing communicative skills

Nor Hasni Mokhtar, Michi Farida Abdul Halim, Sharifah Zurina Syed Kamarulzaman

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    Abstract

    Storytelling is not limited to entertainment but can also be used as an effective teaching tool in a language classroom. This study is to identify the effects of storytelling on students' language aspects of communication skills and to evaluate the extent to which storytelling helps in enhancing students' communication skills. The findings show that storytelling has beneficial effects on reading skills by students being able to associate meanings and emotions with words. Students also develop their vocabulary and learn when and where to use certain words and phrases.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProcedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences
    Pages163-169
    Number of pages7
    Volume18
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2011
    EventKongres Pengajaran dan Pembelajaran UKM, 2010 - Tanjung Keling, Melaka, Malaysia
    Duration: 13 Dec 201015 Dec 2010

    Other

    OtherKongres Pengajaran dan Pembelajaran UKM, 2010
    CountryMalaysia
    CityTanjung Keling, Melaka
    Period13/12/1015/12/10

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    Students
    communication skills
    Language
    student
    Communication
    Vocabulary
    language
    entertainment
    Reading
    vocabulary
    Teaching
    Emotions
    emotion
    classroom

    Keywords

    • Content
    • Delivery
    • Language
    • Storyboard
    • Storytelling

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Social Sciences(all)
    • Psychology(all)

    Cite this

    Mokhtar, N. H., Halim, M. F. A., & Kamarulzaman, S. Z. S. (2011). The effectiveness of storytelling in enhancing communicative skills. In Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences (Vol. 18, pp. 163-169) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.05.024

    The effectiveness of storytelling in enhancing communicative skills. / Mokhtar, Nor Hasni; Halim, Michi Farida Abdul; Kamarulzaman, Sharifah Zurina Syed.

    Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 18 2011. p. 163-169.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Mokhtar, NH, Halim, MFA & Kamarulzaman, SZS 2011, The effectiveness of storytelling in enhancing communicative skills. in Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. vol. 18, pp. 163-169, Kongres Pengajaran dan Pembelajaran UKM, 2010, Tanjung Keling, Melaka, Malaysia, 13/12/10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.05.024
    Mokhtar NH, Halim MFA, Kamarulzaman SZS. The effectiveness of storytelling in enhancing communicative skills. In Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 18. 2011. p. 163-169 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.05.024
    Mokhtar, Nor Hasni ; Halim, Michi Farida Abdul ; Kamarulzaman, Sharifah Zurina Syed. / The effectiveness of storytelling in enhancing communicative skills. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 18 2011. pp. 163-169
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