Majoring in English could cultivate the students the imperative abilities of listening and speaking through listening lessons as well as spoken lessons, which are of benefit for them to meet the requirements. Comparing with other majors such as Chinese and teaching Chinese as a foreign language, majoring in English may save students’ time so that they need not to spend extra time learning English; also, it provides enough skills of communicating with foreign students and parents fluently. Furthermore, Chinese traditional unique culture has diverse activities including Chinese characters, Chinese paintings and Chinese martial art, which are likely to attract foreign students; however, if teachers do not understand western culture or only use the Chinese methods to teach foreign students, they may get into an awkward position or even lost attractions and trust of students and their parents. Students who major in English have chances to learn cultures of western countries, which could be an advantage of knowing about students as well as learning the skills about how to get along well with foreign parents. Consequently, knowing about foreign culture would help teachers as far as possible choose the best way which is
In addition, bilingualism makes it easy to have a better academic life in Turkey since the education language is English at most of the colleges. Graduate students of these universities have many chances to find a good job at companies interested in international business. So, it can be said that being bilingual opens many doors to those people who want to develop social skills in their both personal and academic lives. Although there may be some negative effects of bilingualism, advantages of second language acquisition are definitely paramount. Bilinguals show more developed cognitive skills than monolingual counterparts.
Nowadays, two languages are not adequate for some company. They want at least 3 to 4 languages that is spoken and written fluently. Thus, I am learning mandarin as China is the next emerging market and it will have a bigger opportunity for business and more advertising companies for example to enter the market. Mandarin will provide me with opportunities to work in an international company and possibly it will lead to me being hired by companies like Cheil worldwide. To improve communication skills is to get rid of unnecessary conversation fillers, like Um's and ah's to enhance your regular discussions and by removing them, one will sound more self-assuring and confident.
The writer has to be able to communicate in English. It is kind of difficult for writer to have conversation because English communication usually used only if the writer communicates with manager level or expatriates. According to the result of the interview, the respondent said, “Indeed in our department the use of English is still minimal, therefore I appeal to my subordinates to speak English as often as possible, especially in relation to financial communications.” It applied with the hope that the ability of speaking English could be better and understanding of finance including financial terms can be increased. Unlike another position like Credit Officer who usually talks in English with customers when collecting the payment, the writer does oral communication mostly in Bahasa Indonesia when doing daily working
First of all, there are few foreign languages spoken, and there are not many college students who have good spoken English, now less and less among Chinese employees, and more and more Chinese student go to study abroad. But once they are done studying abroad, their spoken English for example is still not perfect. And this situation has an obvious impact on the speed of development of Chinese enterprises, which is not good because it makes it slower. 4. Conflict of Interest.
When students were in the developmental education, they usually take math and English class, so they do not have chance to prepare the major courses in the beginning of their college life, and it causes that students may not get success in their major because they do not have enough knowledge about their major. On the other hand, developmental courses are not hard enough for students who want to take major courses in college because math and English are very easy to handle, and students have enough time to deal with these two class. However, after they start to take the major courses, they may have to deal with four different classes. Therefore when students get used to study two classes, they are very hard to handle four classes at the same time. For example, I took developmental courses before I took my major courses.
India is one of the Asian countries, which English is not their native language but they preferred English as a medium of instructions in schools. In a column in the Times of India, research findings from those who study cognition to argue against teaching English in Class 1 (Ariya, A.S. 2012). The easiest language to all-human in speaking and learning is the language, which they hear at home the mother language. When children who do not hear even a smattering of English at home are taught English in their first year of school, their entire learning process would be impaired. If they learn their mother tongue firstly and then learn English they will learn both languages better.
Background According to Zuliati (2013) Speaking is an important language skills, in which communications take an important role in the world of information, speaking is a spoken language that is taught in the era of globalization. Because of speaking, students can communicate with other students in our country or different countries, we can share ideas and opinions. There are some people who see the skills of the student based on their speaking skills and not of language skills. Students can effectively use speaking skills. The use of English has become popular nowadays.
Abstract When learning English as a foreign language, pronunciation is always found as a big problem faced by Hong Kong students and Mainland China students, This research paper aims to give a brief summary of English pronunciation problems found in Hong Kong students and Mainland China students and discuss some teaching methods suggested by scholars. The recommended teaching methods aim to help teaching accurate Received Pronunciation (RP) and encourage student to learn English pronunciation and communication actively. Introduction English is a global language that many countries like China and Singapore have taught it as the foreign language for a long time. As an international city, Hong Kong is well known for its bilingual education
The proficiency in English language helps the student to earn better grades and select the subject of their choice. The ESL classrooms are also available to the students in case they score less. These classrooms provide an enhanced and personal attention in developing English language learning (Foo & Richards, 2004). The professional preparation of the English teachers in Malaysia is required for the purpose of right education delivery. These English teachers should not only be capable of English language but should have ability in mathematics and science teaching in English.