In this research, I will talk about a specific steps of learning English as a second language in early age in the literature review part. Introduction: English language known as the most common language and the most spoken language around the world. Learning English as a second language in early age, is a very important thing. Many people face a problem of not knowing how to communicate with others from their own language. We face this problems in our usual daily life.
He learns his mother tongue in a natural way. When he has to learn English in school or colleges, the influence of his mother tongue is deeply embedded in his consciousness that he cannot remove it. It is obvious that pronunciation plays an important role within such a language curriculum, and the training of this skill is still often neglected within traditional ELT classroom instruction. Intelligible pronunciation is one of the needed skills for speaking effectively in English. The non-native speakers of English especially the Indian speakers of English face certain problems in articulating certain sounds of English.
The child may also feel uncomfortable in the classroom as they may be misunderstood. The children may feel afraid to speak up or answer questions in class as their point may be misunderstood or for fear of being wrong. This can affect their education as they may be less likely to participate in group discussion or class arguments. They may need to ask questions but may not be able to translate these questions into English which usually results in the child staying silent in the classroom and not understanding or fully engaging in a lesson. Low levels of proficiency in the language of the host country is likely to affect newcomer students’ academic achievement, and also makes it difficult to access information about their educational entitlements (Keogh and White, 2003).
ABSTRACT With the increasing significance and the global requirement of English language, attempts are being made to elevate the quality of teaching English with the postulate that teaching English aids the acquirement of English language. The purpose of this article is to understand the English teaching approach adopted by Pakistani teachers at secondary level, and to discover whether their teaching methods facilitate in language acquisition. In order to find out, a remote district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province Pakistan, Chitral was selected. Randomly selected secondary schools were visited by the researcher and English teachers were consulted and interviewed in order to note the teaching and the learning processes. It was discovered that
But what about their language use? We cannot expect them to use English all the time. It is not only unnatural; it can also damage their confidence. Of course they can be encouraged to use English in whole class activities and also while working with their peers in groups. Teachers play a critical role in creating an
However with the passage of time it was found that using English as official language is required. Thus started attempts for teaching English right form the primary schools. Soon the language spread went to secondary schools and colleges. At present the high proficiency in English helps the students to achieve the degree of their choice in the University level studies (Foo & Richards, 2004). English language is considered as a language of development in Malaysia.
In the working experiences as teachers, we are prepared for a population with the basic skills developed, but if someday you will work with kids, Hw to teach English to young children? ; That is the reason for create this article, thinking in teachers who have always worked teaching English to group or adults, and maybe in the future they will have to make a class with little children, and needs know how can develop it in the best way. When we think of the ways to teach English in little kid are not easy to answer the question, because usually in academic world, we are taught many methods, strategies and ways to teach skills in writing, reading, speaking and writing and adults or young people, who have mastered these skills almost complete, but the real dilemma
In addition, many activities like role play, describing pictures, mini dialogue and others are a lack of fun and natural activities. Thus, teachers should enhance their knowledge to create many ways in teaching speaking to make students interested in learning English. One of the media to teach speaking to create fun learning is through games. The writer will focus on using one of the traditional games as one of a natural and fun way in teaching speaking namely hopscotch game. By using hopscotch game, it is hoped that the students will have high motivation and be able to practice speaking English effectively.
When we talk about teaching English, there are many elements and essentials that can be ventured and one of them is using literature to teach English Language. In Malaysia, at secondary level, the syllabus has been made compulsory for students to learn literature in English classes from form 1 to form 5. However, since most of the texts used are from British and American background, the students, especially those with limited grasp of the language found it very difficult to cope with literature and eventually form a negative perception towards literature in the first place. Although the blame cannot be put solely on teachers, but there are some teacher who taught literature as a normal comprehension or reading materials where the focus are more on grammar, vocabulary and reading while neglecting the important elements which is to appreciate the literature works.
English language was made as a compulsory second language by the government with the aim of “English for all” in Sri Lankan schools. The current situation in Sri Lanka is some of the students come from English speaking backgrounds and easily communicate in English while some have few experience of using English other than at school. We learn English for the purpose of ‘better global communication’ (Laureate,2014). Foreigners may find it difficult to understand our English speaking as we are not native English speakers. Second Language learners face many difficulties mainly because of the cultural differences and the usage of the mother tongue.