First Activity: Lecture Materials: Lecture Topic: Understand Language Learning Strategies for EFL Learners Learning Objectives A student will be able to: Understand different language learning strategies; Assess learning strategies in the context of cognitive theories, [...]
The following scheme was applied: I chose a card, read the word in accordance with its transcription, read its translation, and then put the card into the second pile, and so with all the cards.
As I was going through the pack for the first time, I noticed that I could remember the meaning of nine words, or approximately one-fifth of the total count, as a result of making the [...]
In the course of teaching a language, it is common to encounter errors on the part of the teacher. The two researchers argue that the 'correct format' of a language is that which is produced [...]
The main indications that one can indeed be referred to as a native speaker, are the concerned individual's fluency in what can be considered his native language, the person's emotional comfortableness with this language, and [...]
This discussion looks at some of the most appropriate assignments that can be given to students at the various levels of learning.
What is the role of a teacher in teaching grammar in the writing context? The second part of the research will focus on the teachers' perspectives on the teaching of grammar and its role in [...]
The present paper offers a summary and discussion of the results of a study dedicated to the effects of cultural instruction on foreign language learning.
The study aims to identify the beliefs and attitudes of Saudi English teachers towards the communicative language teaching approach that prevent them from improving students' communicative competencies.
The main goal of the given activity is to use the new vocabulary that is learned regarding the particular topic, master communication skills, and promote the ability to use these words in dialogues of various [...]
Reviewing the research related to teacher perception of CLT provides insight into teachers' decisions and instructional practices, while also helping to develop a deeper understanding of the underlying thoughts that influence the level of CLT [...]
Thus, the criteria mentioned in the KCL ELC writing band descriptors are crucial for the development of students' skills and mastery of academic English.
While grammar and sentence structure are immensely important, it is the word that carries the basic meaning, and the ability to hear, comprehend and reproduce the new words will have a great impact on further [...]
To achieve the goal, the authors establish several crucial objectives like the identification of how the techniques of discourse analysis may be adopted, the clarification of what the functional usage of the target language is, [...]
With the help of discourse analysis, it is possible to determine the level of professionalism in the relationships between students and teachers through contextualising learning experiences and engaging students in a learning process.
When it comes to discussing the specifics of how the English language is being taught to the mentioned category of students in China, one must take into consideration: the discursive legacy of Confucianism in this [...]
According to the authors of the study, the adoption of a proper body language technique as the means of conversing with students is bound to lead to a massive improvement in the quality of the [...]
In the adaptive RST test designed for the study, the author of the dissertation states that "the participants listened to sets of English sentences and tried to recall the final word in each sentence and [...]
It should also be noted that even though these standards pose significant challenges for both students and teachers, it is possible to use them as the opportunities to evaluate the quality of language learning.
It may help to put the text in a broader context and help relate the students' knowledge about the author to the ideas given in the text.
The purpose of Language Arts is to develop the child's oral and written language, as well as to teach the child reading and paying attention to her or his handwriting.
In order to understand this proposition, it is necessary to consider that the empirical impact of language can only be understood in terms of its influence on human bodies.
Although some of the ideas voiced by the author might seem common knowledge, the lack of their application in the contemporary SLL environment is what makes the process of teaching ESL students increasingly more complicated.
The experimental group that was undergoing delayed oral practice were found to develop better comprehension skills than the rest of the control group.
In this paper, the author will discuss in detail the relevant aspects of Intelligent Language Tutoring Systems and NLP. In addition, the author will discuss the aspects and characteristics of the Arabic Language in relation [...]
In order to simplify and improve the comprehension and practical implementation of difficult scientific words for ELL and ESL students, an integrated approach is required, including associations of the words with certain patterns, actions, images, [...]
The results of the testing group would be compared to the results of the control group, as well as to the results shown before switching to the new program.
The possibility of application of TBLT to develop ER skills in Arab YLs requires a thorough consideration of the learners' specific needs and capabilities.
Considering the type of subject that I am going to teach, it is extremely important to be sure that the learners' attitudes allow them to perceive the information and apply it during the further experience.
The major challenge for the teacher consists in the fact that all the students have different cultural backgrounds, which implies that none of them share the same mother tongue.
The backward design of curriculum development in the context of second language learning will help eliminate the gap between understanding and learning with the aid of establishing a clear framework of goals that should be [...]
In this part, the author will evaluate such aspects as how the techniques applied in the books facilitate or hinder the teaching of adverbs.
For the tables and the analysis, I chose the two years that were closer together, 2005 and 2009. First of all, after 2005 the internet actively started to win its popularity all around the world [...]
That is why this phenomenon can be taken as the main evidence of the problem of poverty peculiar for the majority of these states.
This essay will offer a critique of the research that was conducted and published by the two authors in which it can be argued that they made positive contribution to the teachers' use of TL [...]
The reason behind this is the fact that English has been considered for long as a foreign language in the Expanding Circles and therefore only suitable as an official medium of communication with the native [...]
These include the daily duties discussed, the domain of the ELT which is mainly educational, the medium mostly used in the presentation of ELT programs that are to be 'spoken', the mode that is a [...]
The statement of the problem should also be included; this is a summary of the problem to be investigated, that is, diglossia in the teaching of Arabic as a foreign language.
Studies Devoted to Gloss Use The impact of glosses usage on the performance of the learners of English as a foreign language has been researched in numerous studies.
The examination of the pros and cons of the CC and standardized testing will generate a clearer mental image of the effects of the CC particularly on teachers.
Taylor argues that an evaluation seeks to test the ability of the learner to understand how the language works and to test the level of proficiency in that particular language.
The research results state that the process of literacy instruction is hindered to an impressive degree by the misunderstandings between teachers and students due to the language issues.
The problem becomes even more obvious and hard to cope with when it comes to dealing with the similarities and differences between Semitic languages, which the Arabic one belongs to, and the Indo-European language family, [...]
An example of an analogy is the relation of ones situation to "a fish out of water". An example in this case is the use of the phrase "sure as death", to refer to a [...]
As noted from the name of the technique, the core of the task based technique in language learning is the task itself.
There are those who argue that use of authentic materials in teaching listening is more beneficial both to the learners and to the instructors as compared to the use of scripted materials.
In this case the students will be taught predominantly in English, which is the language that the students will be in the process of acquiring.
It is important to consider structural differences evident in the English language in order to understand how the norms of communication and ways of speaking differ for Arabic speakers learning the language.
One of the most significant studies on the role of CPH in the acquisition of a second language was that conducted by Johnson and Newport.
The attitude that teachers have on the use of L1 to teach L2 influences the performance in teaching the new language.
The ways of how descriptivism and prescriptivism are applied to English reading and writing, the dialects of English, which are inherent to the chosen community, and the examples of dominants dialects will be discussed in [...]
The following is an example of a contextual assumption from the journal: "I enjoy reading novels about romance and thrillers because I am drawn to the suspense created by writing styles in thrillers and also [...]
After making communication easy, it is advisable to use the language of the listener to say, "I do not speak much of that language".
More importantly, there still exist gaps in knowledge on the most successful coping strategies that international students can adopt to overcome the challenge presented by the problem of language barrier in the pursuit of their [...]
This essay involves a discussion on the main components of language learning and teaching within the sheltered approach of language acquisition which involves the incorporation of content and language while dealing with the learners of [...]
Reflecting on these four articles; 'There is reading...and then there's reading,' 'Taking literacy skills home,' 'The importance of the act of reading,' and 'the new literacy studies' I cannot help but appreciate and celebrate the [...]
The second essay sows clearly that the target audience, as well as its tastes, demands and key interests, has been defined; the fact that the author has come to the realization of what the audience [...]
Structural grammar is based on the analysis of a language structure. Language is dynamic and no form of grammar is superior to the other.
It is based on this that it cannot be stated that one form of communication is better than the other, rather, they are both important aspects of how humans choose to communicate and as such [...]
Therefore, it is the responsibility of teachers to utilize the various assessment ways in order to determine the progress of their students.
The sign language is also taught in schools for the deaf all the way from early grade schools to secondary schools and in institutions of higher learning.
Indeed, if considering the problem from the viewpoint of language skills, one can possibly come to the conclusion that language ambiguity is the result of one's inability to use language tools properly.
Also known as the natural method, the direct method entails a full participation of the students in terms of listening and speaking of the language.