Nowadays, although teaching and learning English has constantly changed, the Audio-Lingual Method still plays a significant role in many English classes around the world. According to Larsen-Freeman (2000), the Audio-Lingual Method was developed from an interesting idea that behavioral psychology and linguistic conventions are closely related to each other. Thus, this method aims to enhance learners’ ability by overlearn and habit formation. The goal of this method is to help the students to be
first section discusses about vocabulary including definitions, its importance in teaching English and some technique in vocabulary teaching. The second section provides an overview of visual aids through three main issues definitions, types, and roles. The next section offers the literature of characteristics of student’s elementary school. The last section concludes with a review of previous study related to this field. 2.1. Vocabulary 2.1.1. Definitions of vocabulary This section shows several
Abstract Teaching English, especially for children, should be enjoyable, interesting, repetitive, and understandable. In doing so, there should be appropriate methods for teaching English to them. One of the alternative methods that can be applied in the classroom is the so-called Total Physical Response. This method tries to introduce some language skills or components in an action in which a teacher serves three roles: an order taker, a model provider, and an action monitor in which learners serve
English language has been rated as one of the most important international languages nowadays. It has been found at primary levels around the world. Teaching English as a foreign language is not an easy task and need a lot of hard work, especially for young learners. However, starting earlier is not the solution for producing better English speakers. EFL teachers of young learners have to follow some strategies and techniques to understand and teach young learners better. YL Students who aged 5-12
English Language Learners: Considerations for the Planning and Implementation of Reading and Language Arts Instruction in a bilingual (Spanish/English) Setting A great discussion between a former professors, reiterated me of the importance of keeping up with current trends which continue to support the natural way we learn every day. The area of language arts continues to experience changes with the growth in bilingual education. Children in our classroom continue to grow by listening, speaking
The frequently used speaking tasks by teachers are: interview, picture description and oral presentation. All three tasks have certain similarities that according to Lee (2004) they are close to everyday life situations; enable the students to use as much L2 as possible. On the other hand, Sook (2003) research in Korean
presentations, investigations, projects, interviews, picture cued story description, text retelling and other oral prompts. Similarly Rychtarik (2014) also used quantitative method and conducted the research by means of questionnaire that describes 60 EFL Korean teacher’s assessment practices of speaking performances. The results revealed that most teachers preferred to assess holistically. The frequently used speaking tasks by teachers are: interview, picture description and oral presentation. All three
Rolston (2009) investigated the development of four male Chinese English language learners ' use of self-regulated learning strategies. Their case study participants were students at an elementary school in the United States. The focus of this qualitative study was on how SRL strategies were learned and used across home-based and school-based contexts by the learners.
Teaching English vocabulary to young learners A crucial component of learning a foreign language is the acquisition of vocabulary. For young learners, the very first words that they acquire could lay the profound basis for a better later learning of the children. This study is intended to investigate the specific application of techniques in teaching English vocabulary to young learners. I strived to investigate the current techniques in teaching vocabulary to young learners and studied
COURSE PAPER USING VISUAL AIDS IN TEACHING ENGLISH CONTENTS Introduction ..............................................................................................................3 Chapter I. Theoretical aspect of using visual material in teaching English ...........5 1.1. The importance of using visual aids in teaching English ..................................5 1.2. Learning styles in language teaching .........................................