Stephen Krashen's Theory Of Second Language Acquisition

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This is the result of my observation based on those aspects:
1. Teacher’s classroom management At that time, the condition of the classroom is noisy enough. The girl students are more taciturn than the boy students. Most of the boy students are naughty, like to disrupt other students, and less respect to the teacher. So, there are some ways which are done to manage the class, they are:
a. Managing students to pay attention to the lesson The teacher tried to give attention by knocking the whiteboard and said “Students, please listen to me” when the classroom became noisy.
b. Managing students who are having disruptive behavior If there is a student who disrupt other student, the teacher approach her/ him and said “Don’t do it”.
c. Managing students who seem not understand the lesson …show more content…

In here, the teacher teaches the students to be confident.
So, based on my result observation which the teacher’ techniques with a theory from a scientist, I can conclude that the teacher used Theories of Second Language Acquisition by Stephen Krashen. Krashen’s theory of second language acquisition consists of five main hypotheses. Every hypothesis related to the process of learning, for further information of five main hypothesis is below:
• Acquisition-Learning hypothesis. According to Krashen, there are two independent systems of second language performance:
- The acquired system or ‘acquisition’ is the product of a subconscious process very similar to the process children undergo when they acquire their first language. It requires meaningful interaction in the target language- natural communication- in which speakers are concentrated not in the form of their utterances, but in the communicative act.

- The learned system or learning is the product of formal instruction and it comprises a conscious knowledge about the language, for example knowledge of grammar

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