Gao Xia S11181407 ENG6213 The Discussions of Classroom and Written Discourse Linguistic Structure of Classroom Discourse : Question-Answer Sequence 1. Introduction Classroom discourse analysis is an aspect of classroom process research. It helps teachers understand how teachers use a language in classroom. Based on data taken from the Corpus of English Language Teaching (CELT) developed by the staff of the English Department at IEd, this paper attempts to reveal the features of discourse in an English classroom. More specifically, the data was taken from a Primary School English lesson, which was taught by a Local Pre-service English Teacher.
Does Sarah Shepards program Reading Head Start really give your child a Head Start, as it claims? Sarah Shepard’s Reading Head Start is an English Reading Program designed to give your child a head start in reading or to help them catch up and even surpass their level. It is designed for children between the ages of 12 months and 9 years. Efficient reading system About Sarah Shepard, the Creator of Reading Head Start? Sarah Shepard is an English teacher with 14years of teaching English.
Ms. Smith, a teacher from from Sample Elementary School, has been teaching elementary education for ten years and teaching the fourth grade at her current school for four years. In Smith’s opinion, Sample School has a special education program that is compliant and effective. Each year she has students with both Individualized Education Programs (IEP) and 504 plans. During an interview with Smith, she explains the process students must go through prior to being evaluated for special education. In addition, she lists the resources Sample School provides for her students with exceptional needs.
To be more specific, we can reflect to another study conducted by Liou about Participants’ attitudes towards grammar and pronunciation. He stated that “The survey results show that teacher participants, when playing the role of teaching professional English in a classroom context, exhibited uncompromising attitudes towards accented English, both in pronunciation and grammar.”. That result is from the English teachers as the participants. All in all, I will be doing my research along with the students of Junior High School in Satya Wacana about their perceptions toward
14) Students reflect on what they have experienced. Advantages of CLL: Works well with lower level students who are struggling in spoken English, lower students anxiety and overcome threatening affective filter, it create a warm sympathetic and trusting relationship between teacher and learners, train students become independent, counselor allow to learners to determine types of conversation. Disadvantages of CLL: Some learners find it difficult to speak on tape, in order to student become independent, teacher might neglect the need for guidance, teacher has t be highly proficient in target language and in the language of students, it is time consuming to carry out, translation is an intricate and difficult task. In general we can think like that: native language re permitted among students. Translation will be provided by the teacher.
Second, the data collection in this study was directed toward discovering the teaching process. According to Sandelowski (2000) the data collection in qualitative descriptive studies is typically directed toward discovering who, what, and where of events or experiences, or their basic nature and shape. Third, this study used multiple data collection techniques (observations, document analysis, and interview) and analyzed by analytic procedure. According to Bogdan & Biklen (1992) to obtain and analyze the data in the descriptive qualitative data, the data should be analyzed qualitatively from various instruments. 3.2 Research Site and Participants The participant of the research was a teacher of English at one of junior high schools in Bangka Tengah, Bangka Belitung.
1.2 Objectives of the study The main objectives of the study are to: 1. Investigate the use of code-switching at secondary school level for the teaching and learning of English.. 2. Find out the importance of code-switching for better teaching and learning of English language at school level. 3. Determine inclination of teachers teaching English at secondary level and students towards the need of code-switching for the teaching and learning of English language in the present educational scenario.
The beneficiaries of this study are; Ministry of Education, teachers teaching English Second Language and learners. The Ministry will conduct in-service training workshops to help the teachers to acquire knowledge and skills. When the English teachers are well equipped on pronouncing English words, they will be in a position to help learners to improve on pronouncing English words. Learners will acquire the knowledge from teachers in English lessons and utilize the methods that will help them to improve their
Piaget (1967) mention the elementary school students are associated with concrete words in vocabulary learning. It means that they are hoped to be able to know the words and visualize its translation. Then, for the next level, their skill will be
Research questions In this study , the aim is to compare between two strategies in teaching vocabulary. The first strategy is presenting vocabulary in semantic related sets , and The other strategy is presenting vocabulary in semantic unrelated word sets. These two strategies will be applied on two groups of students studying English in secondary school. Thus, the main question of this study is : Are these two strategies in teaching vocabulary (in semantic related sets and unrelated word sets) are equally effective in acquiring and learning new words in the two sample groups of the students ? Research Methodology: This study is going to be made by the participation of two groups of students who are learning English as a second language in a secondary school in Dammam .