Teaching english vocabulary through communicative games to children six years old of the Centro de Orientación Femenina city of La Paz
Hussy Heredia, Auria Yamily
Alvarez, Oscar (Tutor)
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Teaching a foreign language a children in the entire world has gone through different stages, which have been represented by exponents and methods that have contributed to the universal teaching of the English language. Being exposed to a foreign language an early age helps children to learn, listen to communicate, as well as to expand their culture, helping them to obtain a great success in the basic abilities. Thus, while teaching vocabulary in English, through communicative games, we should take into account and respect the children's psychological characteristics and the methodological orientations as the linguistic treatment, creating an atmosphere that encourages the communication. Therefore, the main objective of the present work as a proposal, is to introduce teaching English vocabulary through communicative games to children of six years old of the “Centro de Orientación Femenina", since, games are fun and children like to play; playing games is a vital and natural part of their growing up and learning. Also, the project is composed of four chapters; one provides a general introduction to the background, the context in which the project was applied and the social group we worked, the goal and objectives, and significance to develop this study. The second chapter is about the theoretical framework, which contains the literature related to learning process, the role of communicative language games and their function in education, the types of communicative games , their characteristic; and it describes the conceptual framework about communicative games related to the teaching of foreign language vocabulary to children. The third chapter presents the proposal section which includes the objectives, methodology and procedures of proposal; it also provides the syllabus design for all English course program, the topics and lesson plans. Also, we continue with a chapter four, contain the conclusion of this study and recommendations for future researches are given. Finally, we presented the pedagogical material and didactic resources to offer teachers a complete plan to develop effectively class their foreign language, especially if they are working with children.