In teaching English pronunciation teachers practice some English teaching methods. For the activities, teachers usually ask the students to read aloud a text, pronounce the words, practice some dialogues or ask the students to speak up spontaneously. As we know that in the learning process mistake is common, so feedback should be given by the teachers. Feedback is considered to be one of the most significant factors contributing to learner development (Hattie, 2009). This belief can be viewed as a pillar of the teachers’ cognitions about pronunciation pedagogy.
TITLE : A STUDY OF DIFFICULTIES AND SOLUTIONS IN LEARNING ENGLISH LISTENING SKILL OF THE FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS IN FACULTY OF FOREIGN LANGUAGE AT HOU RATIONALE : Listening skills are essential for learning languages since they enable students to acquire insights and information, and to achieve success in communicating with others. Life within and outside classroom offers many listening opportunities, but some students fail to seize them because they may concentrate on what they want to say themselves rather than on what a speaker is saying. Listening can be crucial in some situations and it is important that EFL learners develop their listening skills. The aim of this article is to highlight the problems that may interfere with listening comprehension
It is also important to develop speaking and listening skills together because most of the time in real life these skills are needed at the same time. In addition to speaking, teachers can ask students practice writing a topic related to the listening. Thus, combining those skills will help prepare students for listening situations in real life where several skills often need to be used simultaneously. Harmer (2007) suggests “live listening” can be applied for listening lesson instead of using audio material story-telling, interviews, and conversations. Adding to that, Doff mentions that “using English for chatting to the class, for giving instructions and explanations” will provide students with very useful listening practice.
General Introduction Among the most important skills that EFL students need to develop is speaking since it stands as a primary concern for most of them. With a growing need for more effective, successful and active ways of foreign language learning. Innovation in the language field has been stimulated by a special concern for learning through active and collaborative setting. The predominant view is that language is best learned when students are interacting with each other in groups-completing a task or learning a content or resolving real life issues - where their attention is not directed toward the language itself, except when a focus on language forms is necessary. Many researchers have called into question the importance of investigating
(K.Mitra, 2006)At present, speaking a foreign language represents one of the essential requirements of today´s society. Besides other skills and knowledge, it is considered as one of the most influencing factors while applying for a job or sustaining in a particular work position under the condition of advancing the language level. English language is a necessity for everyone in general, mainly for the students. English conversation plays a crucial role in understanding each other and dealing with different kinds of uncovered problems. Being able to keep a fluent conversation with a native speaker is viewed as the main goal of this research and it also highlights the importance of speaking skills in a student´s point of view.
The main purpose of teaching English in junior high school is to develop students’ communicative competence both in spoken and written language. In this case, there are four basic skills which students acquire in learning English, they are listening, speaking, reading and writing. Listening and reading are receptive skills and speaking and writing are productive skills. Productive skills are considered to be more complicated than receptive skills, because students need to produce language in their own words. As a productive skill, teaching writing needs a lot of time, and the teacher should be creative to choose an approach, method, and strategy.
According to Long, Ming and Chen (2013), learners’ motivation plays a crucial part in learning English. Likewise, Gardner (1985) also pointed out that motivation in language learning is particular importance, which has a direct effect on language achievement. To achieve using English fluently, student must find out their motivation, which is one of the most important factors that impulse to learn English. In this paper, I wish to discover which motivational factors that had a great role in learning English language and which extend motivation affect students in learning English. I also want to learn about what teachers can do to enhancing learners’ motivation in acquiring English.
How to help primary student in Oman to solve this problem? 1.4 purpose and scope study The main purpose of the study of this subject. 1.To study that English language is important for the primary students in Oman. 2. To investigate the problem in English teaching for the primary students in Oman.
Thus, the ability in speaking skill is a crucial and important part of second language learning and teaching process. The mastery of speaking skill in the English language is a priority for many second language or foreign language students. Even though periods of focusing on language form and enhance vocabulary are important in English language learning, but developing the students’ ability to really communicate with English in the classroom are the main goal of an English language teaching. At the end of the study, the students should be able to communicate effectively in English for study, work, and leisure outside the classroom. Therefore, it is essential that English teachers pay great attention in teaching speaking to the students.
First of all, teaching to develop student’s receptive skills listening and reading is necessary. Developing student’s listening skill is important because in the real world, the students are going to be exposed to a lot of different accents, and they will need to be prepared, that is the reason why students need to practice and develop their listening skill by listening to a variety of accents and intonations rather than just the voice of their teacher. Developing reading is also important because the students will have the necessity to read texts in English either for their careers, for study purpose or simply for pleasure. Practicing and developing student’s reading skill in the classroom is an excellent way to provide them with good models