The article deals with the issue of using drama in the process of the formation of English listening comprehension competence of primary school learners. The essence of the concepts "listening comprehension competence", "drama" is analyzed and the characteristics of drama in the process of teaching English to primary school learners are determined. The peculiarities of using drama in teaching English to primary school learners are outlined and the importance of their usage at the initial stage of education is proved. Particular attention is paid to the practical aspects of the implementation of the method of drama in the process of the formation of English listening comprehension competence of primary school learners in English lessons. The authors identify the stages of teaching listening comprehension competence. The article presents a step-by-step set of exercises for the formation of English listening comprehension competence of primary school learners using elements of drama and a practical illustration of each stage. The authors consider the method of drama to be an effective means of optimizing the formation of English listening comprehension competence of primary school learners in English lessons.
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listening comprehension competence, drama, primary school learners, English lesson, method of drama, teaching listening comprehension
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