Creativity in Language Teaching

Authors

  • Maliha Siddiqi International Islamic University, Islamabad

Keywords:

Syllabus, Diversity, Teaching Techniques, Implementation, Advancement

Abstract

The aim of this study is to highlight the importance of creativity in language teaching. This is an era of technology. Modern techniques are replacing ancient ones. Changes are taking place all around us, whether they are gradual or drastic. In this scenario, teachers should adopt the latest trends and techniques, in order to cope with the modern world. The necessity to learn a foreign language has become intense due to the increase in globalization and expansion in international relations, trade, technology, and media. Textbooks are said to be a major source of Language Teaching in Pakistan. Unfortunately, the current curriculum is not well-equipped for the challenges of 21st century. Primarily all the teachers and particularly language teachers need to enhance their expertise in teaching. If they use a diversity of teaching methods and strategies, learning will be more active. Students should be given chance to reproduce in the new language as it would help them to ‘switch’ from their native language to the language they are going to learn. This research throws light on the importance of creativity in the acquisition of a new language and the practical ways through which it may be implemented so that language teachers can opt for them with ease.

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2022-09-08

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Siddiqi, M. (2022). Creativity in Language Teaching. Pakistan Journal of Applied Social Sciences, 13(2), 1–16. Retrieved from https://socialsciencejournals.pjgs-ws.com/index.php/PJASS/article/view/600

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