Ozlem Yagcioglu


Learning and teaching second language skills requires many different techniques and approaches. In the modern world, students have many opportunities to learn many different languages with the help of technology and with the help of many different modern and traditional approaches. Embodied cognition approach plays a great role in second language acquisition. When foreign language teachers or professors develop embodied cognition in their classes students can learn many different languages easily. This study deals with embodied cognition in foreign language learning classes. The definitions of embodied cognition and the embodied approach in foreign language education will be given. General characteristics of embodied cognition will be told. Different views of embodied cognition will be shared. Sample classroom activities will also be shared.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.46827/ejel.v7i6.4622


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