Using Short Stories to Develop Speaking Skill

  • J Christina Yakkal Sarojini Assistant Professor and Head, Department of English, Voorhees College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
  • K Revathi Former Principal, D.K.M College for Women (Autonomous), Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
Keywords: Speaking Skill, Arabian Nights, Short Stories, Parts of Speech


In the present era, speaking in English without errors is a great challenge for the students of all ages and it is a long process to achieve it, perfectly. Speaking skill refers to the ability to convey one’s thought through words. It is advisable to develop speaking skill in English at the early stage because they can practice better with necessary language skills to succeed in later life. The purpose of the paper is to develop speaking skill in English through Short Stories. The researcher selected three short stories from “Arabian Nights”, and “Parts of Speech” was taught using these stories to speak without grammatical errors. The statistical analysis shows that there was an improvement among the experimental group students.

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Christina Yakkal Sarojini, J., & Revathi, K. (2021). Using Short Stories to Develop Speaking Skill. Shanlax International Journal of English, 9(2), 38-42.