BA Thesis Research Design: “Teaching Activities to Improve Speaking Skills in Children Adapting Mexican Traditional Games”
The current article is written to present the design of a bachelor thesis which objective is to propose some teaching activities to improve speaking skills in children through the adaptation of Mexican traditional games. The teaching activities suggested are designed for (estimated) Pre A1 English learners of a public elementary school located in the south of Mexico. The qualitative research approach was applied in the study to explore the third-grade students´ opinions, perspectives and attitudes. In addition, the classroom-centered research method was utilized to analyze the outcomes of the application of the proposed communicative activities. The present article includes only the research design. However, the suggested communicative teaching activities and main findings are attempted to be published in an upcoming article to illustrate how the teaching activities designed with the use of Mexican traditional games helps to enhance the learners´ speaking skills.