Document Type

Graduate Project

Date of Degree Completion

Summer 1993

Degree Name

Master of Education (MEd)



Committee Chair

Dale E. Otto

Second Committee Member

Gregory S. Chan

Third Committee Member

Loretta S. Gray


The purpose of this project was to develop and try out five communicative activities for Japanese students with intermediate English proficiency in ESL class settings to promote their English proficiency. After reviewing the literature concerning communicative language teaching, the author describes the development, pilot-testing and feedback of the communicative activities. Finally, suggestions concerning the tested activities are given.