Full name? : Abdelhakim Rharbaoui Mid term Argumentative essay TEFL Group : B There is no doubt that we live in a globalised world , a world where English is the most widely spoken language? ; however , when it comes to teaching English internationally it carries with it education in British and American cultural studies . The controversy stems from the fact that each group of people views the issue from a different perspective . Some people argue that teaching American or British culture help students broaden their scope of knowledge of English language .
I believe that the author’s argument for setting “Standard English” is quite a good idea (Curzan, 2009). English is taught internationally, and it is taught since there are many foreigners who want to move to America. In case there is no rules set for Standard English, communication between individuals can turn out to be a big problem. According to Curzan, teachers should learn about Standard English so that different teaching methods do not clash (Curzan, 2009). All teachers are required to teach their students particular grammatical rules.
Midterm Exam Full name: Gouddar Hanane TEFL, Group 2 29/11/2016 Argumentative Essay Teaching English is often done in relation to teaching the English and American cultures. A heated debate about the cultural studies that takes place while teaching English has been raised. Many educationalists, anthropologists, and psychologists believe that exposing people to the English culture may damage their own view and understanding of their mother-culture. Others argue that this exposure would do nothing but enriching the learners? knowledge of different cultures in the world.
However, bilingual education instruction is an effective way of teaching English as a second language, in case of well implementation it can be seen as an educational advantage. This literature covers a wide variety of opinions that revolves around a topic that researchers find it controversial, this review will highlight the major question and findings which emerge in order throughout the literature. In this literature review I will be discussing studies that are in favor, not in favor, and neutral on bilingual education. Literature Review First, in this paragraph I will be discussing studies that are in favor of bilingual education. According to a study conducted by Aqel (2006) investigated the reaction of students and instructors toward bilingual instruction method in the department of English and modern European languages at Eh university in Qatar.
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
Introduction Nowadays English has become one of the most used languages all around the world, with this, the necessity of learning English as a foreign language is one that hundreds of people all around the world have. All these people have different reasons to learn the language and many different learning styles. This essay will try to explain through the use of research why and how people learn English as a foreign language. Students Background This essay will try to explain through the use of research why and how Saul Palafox Reyes learns English as a foreign language. Saúl is a 20-year-old engineering student who lives with his parents and sister.
Standard pronunciation of English words can enhance the academic success of learners. This study will merely point out how mispronunciation of English words affect their academic performance. Furthermore, this enable learners to master the use of phonetic symbols in dictionaries and other strategies so, that they can always pronoun words correctly. This study will help learners to be aware on the importance of standard pronunciation of English words. If teachers and learners understand the causes and challenges that they experience when learning standard pronunciation of English words, than it might help them to research on the possible ways to overcome the challenges.
Individual Proposal Proposed Research Topic: Effective Teaching Methods to Improve Specific Purpose My Topic: Using English as Medium of Instruction (EMI) Enhances EFL Learners to Improve Their English Communication Skills Background/Literature review In this decade, English language has definitely become more dominant around the world. Also, English is an important tool of communication and association between the people with different cultures. Actually, English is commonly used for communicating with others especially whoever comes from the developed countries have the important role in educational and political, economic such as The United States and United Kingdom. Therefore, non-native speakers who can communicate by using English will
Fatima Khoulane TESOL Program November 30, 2016 For the last centuries, English has been an international language inasmuch is impossible to find a country without citizens who are English speakers. English language gained this position from its large existence in science fields as well as its wide use in communication around the world. This has encouraged a lot of countries to teach it in schools and universities hand in hand with American or British culture since these two cultures represent the native places where English emerged, also since language is considered as the pot of culture and is inseparable from it. This act has brought about a lot of debates and conflicts. The researchers have been split into two groups: a group that defends teaching language along with culture believing that it increases students?
Thus, English rendered the world so interconnected and linked. One field in which English is widely used is teaching. Sometimes educators teach it as a foreign language, as a second language and sometimes they teach it to speakers of other languages. Despite the claim that teaching English in these ways reinforces cultural hegemony and alienates students from their native culture because it is accompanied by the teaching of American and British cultures, the teaching of English promotes diversity, openness, and knowledge of other cultures. Some people hold a pessimistic view about English.