The Use of Playing Magic Tricks in English Language Learning


  • Budi Susatyo Universitas PGRI Ronggolawe Tuban


entertaining, educating, advice, suggestion, creativity, motivation


Playing Magic Tricks is a 'real life 'activity which can be integrated and brought into the classroom. It has sometimes been defined as a natural language activity in which the students are involved in the teaching and learning process. That is one way of being entertaining to motivate the students to speak and pay attention to the teacher. It can take place everywhere and at any time. Most children and adults like playing magic. This is mainly because they regard playing magic tricks is as communicative games. The writer does agree that it was also stated that one of the most characteristic features of communicative language teaching is that it pays systematic attention to functional activities.


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How to Cite

Susatyo, B. (2023). The Use of Playing Magic Tricks in English Language Learning. The Proceedings of International Conference: Ronggolawe English Teaching Conference (RETCO), 1(1), 103–111. Retrieved from