Aspects of English: The Potential for English Wordplay in the Japanese Classroom

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Title
Aspects of English: The Potential for English Wordplay in the Japanese Classroom
Author
氏名 HERBERT John
ヨミ ジョン・ハーバート
別名
Subject
Teaching English
Wordplay
日本語
英語
言葉遊び
Classroom activities
Language and culture
NDC
375.893
830
Abstract

This paper looks at the important role of wordplay in the English language. It explains various types of wordplay that are in common use, and examines ways in which rhese wordplay forms can be introduced in the Japanes classroom. The paper suggests practical ideas foe classroom exercises, determines the suitability for defferent leves of learners, and comments on the social relevance of wordplay. The paper concludes that the teaching of English wordplay, although often overlooked, is worthwhile for a variety of reasons.

Journal Title
広島女学院大学論集
Volume
60
Spage
1
Epage
12
Published Date
2010-12-21
Publisher
広島女学院大学
ISSN
0374-8057
Language
eng
NIIType
Departmental Bulletin Paper
Text Version
Old URI
Set
hju