Thus, the ability in speaking skill is a crucial and important part of second language learning and teaching process. The mastery of speaking skill in the English language is a priority for many second language or foreign language students. Even though periods of focusing on language form and enhance vocabulary are important in English language learning, but developing the students’ ability to really communicate with English class are the main goal of an English language teaching. At the end of the study, the students should be able to communicate effectively in English for study, work, and leisure outside the classroom. Therefore, it is essential that English teachers pay great attention in teaching speaking to the students.
Thus, the ability in speaking skill is a crucial and important part of second language learning and teaching process. The mastery of speaking skill in the English language is a priority for many second language or foreign language students. Even though periods of focusing on language form and enhance vocabulary are important in English language learning, but developing the students’ ability to really communicate with English in the classroom are the main goal of an English language teaching. At the end of the study, the students should be able to communicate effectively in English for study, work, and leisure outside the classroom. Therefore, it is essential that English teachers pay great attention in teaching speaking to the students.
For example, in the schools, it is used as a medium of instruction for all the departments like Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Civic and Ethical Education, Geography, History, IT, sport Sciences, Economics, Business Education, drawing …etc. Moreover, it is also given as a subject in both public and private schools. These conditions need students be active in all the skills of the language to communicate their teachers and other societies well. Accordingly, the aforementioned situations enforce giving more emphasis for improvement of English language skills particularly speaking skills in Ethiopia in general and in Hadiya Zone public and private schools in particular. But, the main question need to be addressed is: are students who are Joining Universities from high schools are able to communicate orally in English as a foreign language classroom and out of classroom context?
Those students of foreign language learning should be able to implement the knowledge of language into its real performance. For then their learning is successful in the contrary from what it is expected, today lots of foreign language (English) learners “failed” in mastering English as a means of communication. What is emphasized in this study is the students’ failure to communicate the language they learn speaking in real-life conversation. Tell the students to speak English in classroom. After that give the feedback to students such as give them to analyze about something on picture, then give them to practice it on their own word because it can build their critical thinking in order teacher will give them the chance to get the practice they really need to in order to develop their English
Learning other languages serves as a platform to learning other cultures. For graduates of Higher Education they need to be presented with different ways of knowing and thinking about the world and this can be made possible through intercultural communication skills. Without doing that then the current challenges facing higher education will never perish on the face of the developing
are very common. Indian English changes all the time, whether one prefer it or not, and irrespective of whether one is aware of this or not. Lexical innovations, fashionable words, idioms & phrases from sports write-ups, adjectives & adverbs from advertisements and internet terminology have brought numerous changes as well. Irrespective innumerable changes the educated strata of India have the belief that English language unites all Indians. It is true that Post – Independence India tried to do away with the English language.
Language has a central role in the development of intellectual, social, and emotional learners. It supports the success in learning all fields of study. Learning the language is expected to help learners to know theirs, their culture, and other cultures. In addition, learning language also helps learners are able to express ideas and feelings, participate in society, and use analytical and imaginative ability that was in theirs. According to Crystal (2001: 1) said that English is a global language.
The idea of the English language today entails globalisation, in other words connecting across borders effectively through a widespread common language. Whether it be when conducting political agendas, sharing knowledge for innovative future projects or express a diverse cul-tural fascination, English is the preferred language to use. However, English is not seen as the perfect global language. As Masani states, “Most of the political hostility to English now comes from extreme regional chauvinists who condemn it as a Trojan horse of globalisation, trampling on local identities.” This paper argues how the spread of the British Empire during the 19th century and the globalisation during the 20th century has changed English from a language
The main purpose of language teaching is based on the communicative purpose of language and theories of interactive (Herbert, 2002; Morley, 1991; Morphy, 1991; Pennington & Richards, 1986). 3. Pronunciation should be incorporated in meaningful practices and in communication style, in which the learners exchange meaningful information (Pennington
With the advent of globalisation English has become an important tool of communication. It is not only required for the study of science and technology but also for the development of trade and commerce. It is only language that has been utilised as medium of communication at various international forums. It is a language which has brought nations closer. Moreover, with the advancements of science and technology and spread of trade and commerce English has become a tool of empowerment for the youth.