There are many people that cannot understand when they listen, it causes the people that have listening’s problem cannot communicate. This problem is the important problem in English as a foreign language (EFL) learners such as Thai people. Many Thai people always concern that when they listening, they want to understand in every words. If they are not understand about the meaning in every words, they cannot communicate. This is a mistake understanding about listening because we are not necessary to understand in every words but we should to understand about the meaning in keywords or the most important words of the sentence.
Introduction To be a successful learner of English language, the learners need to use instruments to force them while their continuous process which helps them concentrate until become to be a successful learner. Motivation is one factor which has also played a significant role while the learners are studying English. In the early work of Gardner (1985) motivation is defined as the extent to which the individual strives to acquire the language because involves the learners’ reason for attempting to acquire the target language. Related Background Nowadays, English language has become a very important global language because it widely used as a means of international communications. Many countries have given precedence to learning English and
The idea of using visual aids in ESL classroom is a kind of challenge to educate learners as it demands attention and interest. It is a new concept and is highly required keeping in mind the learners. Using visual aids can get unflinching attention and interest of the learners. Professional programs like
Technology enhanced language learning (TELL) has been the current interest of ELT practitioners and have brought massive change in English language learning. The questionnaires were distributed to various stake holders and their view on technology integrated language learning was collected and the data were analyzed for the result. Two case studies pertaining to LSRW integration and nurturing learners critical thinking capacity, are discussed in length. Student’s communication apprehension and communication
McCarthy (1972) (cited in Hamdallah and Tushyeh, 1993:181) maintains that “As any English teacher well knows, our prepositions are particularly troublesome lot to the non-native speaker of English '. Pittman (1966) (cited in Hamdallah and Tushyeh, 1993: 181) as well states that “Among those who teach or learn the English language, prepositions have earned a reputation for difficulty if not downright unpredictability.” When EFL learners misuse these preposition, that lead to misunderstanding the message they want to convey. As a result, This will construct what we call negative attitude toward the language itself. I selected this topic after I have noticed that prepositions are one of the most difficult aspects of English to learn as I have noticed significant linguistic errors in term of using English prepositions that made by Saudi learners whom I taught in KKU 2 years ago. A.
There is a need to recognize the new trends in teaching the English language and to practice these trends of teaching at the primary stage . Study statement: Teachers of English language are in need to recognize a new instruction approach such as the differentiating instruction to develop reading skills at the primary stage
Those older devices have changed into the new realm of technology such as satellite sets, MP3 players, iPod and computer assisted learning (CALL) environments. Importance of podcasting In this new standpoint, podcasting is the recent innovations from the self-contained oral/aural language tasks applied in language learning labs to the on-demand and more collaborative learning activities that are available constantly in different contexts of learning and teaching. Nowadays utilizing the technology devices as a means of integration CALL in to the classrooms is a necessity for teachers to illustrate the role of modernism in language teaching classes. Modifying traditional methods of teaching and learning into the innovative methods has been seen as an important factor in the recent areas of research (O’Brayan
In a wider context, most EFL learners descending from language background whose vowel inventory includes a small number of vowels; are expected to have difficulty learning English vowels. This is probably because the learners are not familiar with a big number of vowels such as that of English language (Cruttenden 2001). Linguists and those who are interested in the
Consequences of second language Many research works have been done in this respect globally as well as locally. In most of the researches, the results show that students are having problems with respect to the medium of instruction. More recently findings show the ineffectiveness of using English as the medium of instruction and the drawbacks encountered by the students. Use of second language had significance negative effects on academic self-concept, academic vocabulary and academic achievement. The recent research will indicate the effects, difficulties with respect of language and its impact on grades of students.
This paper deals with the need for a great change in English language teaching. Due to rapid demand for learning / teaching English language, there is a need to revise and re-orient the methods and methodologies conventionally followed till now. For learners to whom English is either a second language or foreign language, it is imperative that oral or spoken skills should be given more emphasis so as to activate and involve the learner in the learning process. This article discusses the need for new orientation and the required changes to be brought into the curriculum and current curriculum should meet the needs of the present day in terms of English language. In contemporary world, English language has become the golden key to open the