Abstract This study Focuses on the relevance of learning the English language to the Saudi society , Upon means of communication and nations' conflict of interests, learning has become an urgent need in which judged by contemporary cultural differences and the openness. As in this research, we will introduce the necessity of learning English. Introduction As we are in the era of globalization and the entire world has become a little village upon the exchange of interests and that people of all nations communicate in daily basis, learning English has become a necessity in the whole world. Nowadays, most countries, including Saudi Arabia, save no effort in the matter of teaching English. It is the language of today in which it's needed in all aspects of life.
Me: Why do you think you learn English? Jane: English is part of my syllabus coverage and I learn it to pass my exams, to excel in my studies. Me: How is English taught in your institution? Jane: English in my institution is taught as an international language which is mandatory to learn. This is because it is perceived to be used as an official language in many countries worldwide.
The use of English has become popular nowadays. English can make the students’ communicate with strangers in the world. When someone makes a trip abroad, English language is also very useful because it is accepted as an international language. In Indonesia, many schools which develop into the International schools based on standards that use English as the instructional language in all subjects. Therefore, speaking is a very important skill to get to the carrier and education.
There are many divisions of teaching English language. For specific purpose and for specific learners distinct and tested ways of teaching leads the researchers to the new realm of language. This intensive way of teaching English has made the task of learning English as a foreign language easy. After this detail study, the researcher can claim that English is the most studied language of the world. It is also the most researched language as well.
Successfully teaching English as a Second language to Non-Native English speakers English as a second language (ESL) has become one of the essential components of many non-native English countries school curriculums across the world. The importance of English comprehension in today 's youth has led to the language growing to become the worlds most studied language with 1.5 billion active learners (Noack). Teaching a skill as broad as English requires for a teacher to create a sense of importance of mastering the subject with students. Another challenge with learning any language is continued practice outside of the classroom, which is required to become fluent in English. During this critical learning an English as a second language teacher, must provide constant feedback for students and create a diverse curriculum which allows for students of all learning styles to find success in learning a new language.
CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION 1.1. Background to the study Nowadays, English becomes one of the most important foreign language. To be good at English, it requires everyone to master four skills (reading, speaking, writing, and listening). Among these skills, listening plays an important role in communication as it is said that, of the total time spent on communicating, listening takes up 40-50%; speaking, 25-30%; reading, 11-16%; and writing, about 9% (Mendelsohn, 1994). And its role is also proven by many other researchers.
INTRODUCTION The objectives of English language learning are I) To enable the students comprehend the spoken form II) To develop students ability to use English in day-to-day life and real life situation III) To understand the written text and able to use skimming, scanning skills IV) To write simple English to express ideas etc The teacher should play different roles to get these objectives of English language. Role of English teacher in developing listening skills in students: Listening is the basis to learn any language. No one can speak second language without listening to it. Students, who come from English medium, are good at English as they have English atmosphere in their class rooms. After completion of degrees, they are good at
Hence, it can be also called as the language of diplomacy and international politics. If you really want to make your own way in the modern world, learning a second language is imperative. English has a grip as the language of the global world, and being so it has become the most commonly learnt second language amongst foreign language speakers. English is the most commonly taught second language in foreign schools, as English is the collective language spoken by 1,8 billion people worldwide, 27% of the world’s population. (Zeeshan Naved,
Whereas (Graddol, 2010) quoted that, “The place of English in India cannot be understood without simultaneously understanding both the local detail and the bigger national picture”. On the contrary English language has emerged as a global language, there are various countries emphasising on teaching English language as basic skill to the youth to prepare them for the civil society of twenty first century. English is considered as lingua franca and provides many advantages to its speakers. As per Graddol (2010), there are three main drivers of English in India, a) Education, b) Employment, and c) Social mobility. All three are interlinked and inter-dependent.
Title of the Thesis An Exploratory study of the factors responsible for students' reluctance in speaking English Language INTRODUCTION English is common mode of communication among all countries as it has become an International language and is widely used in differnt countries of the world. Language is essential for proper communication in daily life as it is important not only in Pakistan but all over the world. English is spoken by more than three hundred forty million people all over the world as first language. English has become a matter of controversy in the present system of education in Pakistan. English is the language of reserch and teaching at every level, according to the new Education policy of 2009, English will be used as