The Significance of Language Games in Improving English Vocabulary
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 3, Pages 614-619
AbstractVocabulary plays a very preponderant role in one’s communication. Many young learners, who have regional language as medium of instruction, develop phobia and anxiety towards the learning of English vocabulary, invariably it de-motivates them. They perceive it very difficult to learn vocabulary, to retain it for a longer period and to recollect it. In order to ease the process of teaching vocabulary, every English language teacher uses numerous techniques and strategies. One such predominant technique is the use of Language Games. These games not only create interest in learning vocabulary but also debilitate their phobia and anxiety. This study, logically done on a group of young students studying in the state of Telangana with Telugu language as medium of instruction, attempts to examine the effect of language games in improving English vocabulary.
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