One of the most important aspects a teacher needs to consider, in my opinion, is to have awareness of the English Language Learners and to make sure we are meeting their individual learning needs. We need to know who they are as a person and what we need to do for them, so that they are academically successful. Our job as educators is to make sure our students succeed and go off to college. “Students who are still in the process of acquiring English are entering colleges and universities at an unprecedented rate. The good news is that English learners are being encouraged to purse higher education.
Dual language immersion programs should be implemented into every elementary school curriculum because children in these programs acquire a second language, which helps them develop useful skills, become more aware of cultures around the world, and, contrary to the opposition’s claim, it does help students learn better in school. Dual language immersion programs are very beneficial for elementary school students because learning a second language helps young children develop a greater capacity to listen. Listening is a skill that is needed throughout life. When students have a greater capacity to
Increasing development of bilingual education and the evolution of language may be due to the population size, social, political, economical and personal requirements. Numerous researches show that learning a language can improve mental agility, it can strengthen brain, develop communicative abilities of invidividuals and strengthen and improve overall humans´ abilities and skills. The concept of bilingualism should be tackled because of the various definitions that are given to this term. Those definitions seem to share one basic element, which is the use of two given languages by a given speaker. According to Merriam-Webster dictionary bilingualism is the ability to speak two languages or the frequent use (as by a community) of two languages.
According to the article "Bilingualism in the early years: What the Science Says " by Krista Byers Heimlein and Casey Lew Williams talks about a book called the Bilingual Edge (King & Mackey, 2009), and articles such as The Power of the Bilingual Brain (TIME Magazine; Kluger, 2013) in which they discuss the benefit of being bilingual.One of the most beneficial benefit of children knowing more than one language is that they will be able to travel to many different places, find jobs, communicate with others.Bilngial people also show greater advantages when it comes to social understanding. If you are a teacher and you know more than one language it will be better for you to understand others, their thoughts, intentions and perspectives.Whne it comes to switching between different activities bilingual individual perform better than monolingual due to their previously learned responses. Also this article shows that toddlers and infants as well show better cognitive benefits of being bilingual.Some evidence shows that bilingual infant has a higher advantage in some part of their memory by making generalization from one event to a later event ( Brito and Barr 2012). Early development of more than one language has other benefits that are outside of the linguistic spectrum, but an early development of the theory of mind (Kovacs
This report discussed this question “Do Bilinguals Achieve Better Than Monolinguals” in terms of the academic intelligence, enhanced cognitive control and improvement of learning. What has been found is that bilinguals are excellent at paying attention, taking off irrelevant information and selecting between several solutions to a problem. Moreover, they have higher consciousness of the language they speak, greater ability to focus on the form of language itself, abstracting away from meaning. They also have the ability to focus on information related to the new language they learn which would help them in accessing more new words and leading to larger gains in vocabulary than those experienced by
At the same time, measures will also be taken to enhance proficiency in English (BI) so as to enable students to compete and explore new knowledge at national and international levels. As cited in Thirusanku and Melor, (2013), both of them stated that, the enculturation and mastery of English from school will also help in efforts to foster national unity and develop a new economy in a globalized, dynamic and increasingly challenging world. It is difficult to deny that both languages have an important role to play in producing human capital with the knowledge, skills and competency to drive a knowledge-based
Bilingual employees on staff are a valuable resource to a company. Being bilingual in the workplace gives individuals a greater edge in getting jobs, better pay, and higher ranks within the corporation as they are required to reach international markets. The addition of bilingual speakers in the workplace gives companies and businesses the chance to expand their markets, reach a wider range of clientele, and create relationships with international companies (Fox n.d.). Companies look for bilingual over monolingual speakers due to their ability to help globalize one’s business. One bilingual employee can help bridge the language barrier between companies across the globe due to speaking two languages.
Participating in International Cultural and Educational Exchange programmes is a life changing experience. It not only broadens student’s point of view but also provides opportunities to gain new skills and knowledge. LinguaSoft EduTech Pvt Ltd has tailored this program with aim of helping to increase the participants ' understanding of other cultures and improving their English language skills and broadening their social horizons. English has become the necessity of people of all countries as it is the most popular language all over the world. To explore world, for studying abroad or for jobs and business purpose, good English communication skills are required and LinguaSoft EduTech Private limited offers
The Aural-Oral approach is very effective to be implemented in English Language Teaching in case to build communicative competence of student. It enhances listening and speaking also it increases new vocabulary for student. The aim of this essay is to give real imagine about how the Aural-Oral approach can be taught in or during English learning and give good improvement in both listening and speaking in order to reach student’s communicative competence. The first focus of Aural-Oral Approach is to teach English for student
Since young, I have been learning English and it is my main language because I practice it for various purposes. It is very applicable in Malaysia, a country that consist multiracial population where I often communicate with others in English. Hence English is widely used. Having a Standard English allows writing formal letters and typing official documents to be a lot easier. Following, English will be used as an example to explain standardization process.