Nowadays, English is an International Language and become a global language of the world. We can find English in all over the world. In fact, more than 100 countries in the world use English. Neither people use English as a national language, official language, second language nor as a foreign language. In Indonesia, English position as a foreign language. We can find English as one of major subject in the school. Meanwhile, beside of many methods, approaches, strategies or our acquisition to learn English, there is a method named Communication Language Teaching or CLT. Communication Language Teaching refers to a learning-teaching process of English that primarily focus on how we
Each year, schools across the nation are seeing an increase in the amount of English language learners they are receiving. Teachers of all grade levels are finding it harder and harder to teach these ELLs because of lack of or little to no proper training. So the article, Setting the Foundation for Working with English Language Learners in the Secondary Classroom aims to show you the ideas and strategies that current and future teachers can incorporate into their daily class lessons to make them more effective in meeting the academic needs of ELLs and in helping them learn the target language.
This author also addresses the importance of striking a balance between teaching English, as well as allowing the student to keep their voice. This is so important when helping students, teachers must provide students with the skill set, not the answers. Students would be getting help from a program for ELLs, courses that specialize in helping students use their native language when learning a new language, and allowing students to use their mother tongue in certain situations. These are all important because they are encouraging to the
Sometimes more than one method is used to bring out the anticipated outcomes in the language classroom where communication develops the key factor of teaching-learning process. Unless students learn to utilise the classroom method to express thoughts and feelings outside into the real world situations, the learning cannot be effective no matter whatever teaching method is applied in English as a Second Language classroom. Teacher- student role becomes the centre in bringing out the maximum within the limited time in a
Learning of English and communication skills in high school and colleges has helped in developing positive attitude towards English and thus boost learning process. Students at all levels not only take the initiative to study the language, but also practice it often. Teachers inspire and guide learners to advance their level of proficiency in English. There are various perspectives which this goal is achieved. First, the student’s attitude is determined because it enables the assessment of the effectiveness of the method used for teaching students about the English language (The National Commission
Learning English via Internet is easier than ever. With the ease of using technology, you can practice speaking, reading, listening and writing skills from your home or your place of work .There are many institutes via Internet offering high quality, innovative, and effective methods of teaching in different languages with the encouragement and mutual understanding and respect between different cultures. Institutes create teaching programs that allow students to acquire basic skills and the growth of their personality in understanding themselves and the environment By engaging students in discussions and work on exciting and important issues, institutes strive to enable students to improve their foreign language and the development
Nowadays, second language teaching has become a challenge for all of the teachers involved in it. Teaching a second language not only involves being able to help students develop their four basic language skills, it involves learning about each students motivations, styles of learning, strengths and weaknesses, cultural and social background and many other factors that may interfere with students learning process.
Perhaps the most dramatic the development that has taken place in the field of English language teaching in the last 50 years has been the shift in its primary function.. from being mainly the native language of nations such as the UK or USA, to being mainly a global means of communication. The speakers of English whose L1 is another language already vastly out number native English speakers, and their number countries to grow. For most of its learners, English is therefore no longer a foreign language. This development has brought with it a number of changes in the principles and practice of English language teaching.
In the long history of language learning, especially in the case of learning English as L2, educationalists have been tirelessly trying to explore more and more practical approaches that ranged from conventional methods like Grammar translation method, Direct method, Situational Language Teaching etc., to the latest mode of communicative approach. The conventional teaching methods - the unsuccessful result of the earlier language theories, were proved to be ineffective, because it was felt in all the methods, that the learners were passive and the teaching-learning process was mechanical. Hence during the 1960s, a new trend of language teaching called Communicative Language Teaching paved its way into classrooms in the early 1960’s and has
Whether one wants to travel, find a job, or find entertainment, the English language will most likely be somewhat involved. This comes as no surprise since English has been referred to as the unofficial language of globalization (Corrêa De Almeida). Globalization is attractive to many because, “it is the interaction and integration among the people, companies, and governments of different nations” (Globalization 101, 2016). With this in mind many seek to learn English to gain better job opportunities or to simply have access to worldly entertainment. English as second language (ESL) education techniques now become the center of attention in order to satisfy the demand for effective English learning as a foreign language. ESL education techniques must take into consideration student’s learning style, background, and weaknesses to provide an effective learning environment.
When teaching English as a foreign language, the teacher must be conscious to develop four different language skills in the students – listening, speaking, reading and writing. The activities and strategies used to develop these skills must be determined by the level and ability of the students being taught. This essay will discuss the strategies that facilitate the development of each language skill in the EFL classroom; the examples of activities used will be in the context of B2 level students, a classroom full of individuals who are able to function as independent users of the English language.
These factors have been included in the book where the chronological order of such elements based on their difficulty provides a smooth and proper understanding of mastering The English language for both learners and teachers. It is for these reasons that the following essay seeks to emphasis the fact that 50 Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners provides the basis through which English language learners can empirically apply classroom work and become masters of this language. It is one of the few exceptional texts available, which offers practical application of classrooms English lessons and therefore making learners well equipped in this language.
Nowadays, English becomes an international language which is used in many aspects of life, whether in daily life or in professional work. Many people now aware of the important of English and begin to join an English course. In spite of General English that teaches English as a whole, there is also English for Specific Purposes (ESP) that teaches English only in a restricted area of the target situation. ESP is described as the teaching of English used in academic studies or the teaching of English for vocational or professional purposes.
Demand for competent English language users has been increasing in many countries like Bangladesh and for this purpose English language teaching (ELT) has been increasing. According to the increasing demand of competent English users and teachers the teachers of English language are adopting communicative language teaching (CLT), the best way to learn English language skills. With respect to current knowledge, teachers lack in CLT skills. In this scenario, the encouragement of competent English language users is going through many stages in Bangladesh. These stages involve the communication barrier and the cultural difference among people belonging from the other organizations.