Using visual aids in teaching English

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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 ................................................................8
1.3. Functions of visual aids in teaching languages ...............................................11
Chapter II. Practical aspects of using visual aids in teaching English .................14
2.1. Kinds of
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Chapter I. THEORETICAL ASPECT OF USING VISUAL MATERIAL IN TEACHING ENGLISH 1.1. The importance of using visual aids in teaching English Nowadays, whereever you go around the world you can find a certain people who can communicate with English Language. Because of globalization and other reasons English is going to be the language of the world. Apart from the use of English as their mother tongue in some countries there are a number of countries who can teach English as Second Language or Foreign Language. Hence, in order to use English Language more effectively and efficiently having rich knowledge of vocabulary is crucial. In most cases you can find communication break down when the students at school are not able to recall the appropriate word for the right situation of interaction. So in order to overcome this and similar problems the use of visual materials in teaching English Language vocabulary is mandatory. The use of visual materials makes the meaning of the words memorable and long lasting in students mind. Visual Education is not new. It has years of research back of it. A Dutch Humanist theologist and writer Erasmus (1466-1536) disclosed memorization as a technique of learning and advocated that the children should learn through the aids of pictures or other visuals. While John Amos Comenius (1592-1670) prepared a book known as Orbis Sensilium Pictus (the word of sense objects) which contained near about 150 pictures on aspects of
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