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
A. DISTRICT PHILOSOPHY After the federal government, I the no Child Left Behind Act, recognized English learners and defined students as “those whose difficulties in speaking, reading, writing, or understanding the English language …” the different states and districts in the nation created their plans to identify and serve EL students (Wright 3). The LAUSD district promotes cultural diversity and acknowledges the educational needs of the different communities that encompass all ethnic and linguistic groups in Los Angeles. The master plan was created to help English learners in LAUSD to acquire the English language and at the same time succeed academically. Their goal is “to build on that rich heritage and expand upon it to ensure that our
“In the adult basic education program, learners develop their reading, writing and math skills and work towards personal goals in area such as employment, parenting, health, or increased independence” (“Programs” 1).It offers great opportunity for learners who is English as a second language to develop and integrate more fully into America society by improving their English literacy and civics skills. “Foreign-born adults improve their ability to practice in American life by developing their English language skills and their understanding of American life, government, history, and culture” (“Program”1).Moreover, the program provides career development services to adults who .are seeking to gain employment, retain their current employment or advance in their careers. Said Mary lynch, a human service coordinator. “The adult participants can receive individualized and tailored training services and support to help prepare them to take the GED exam, Virginia placement Test, and/ or enter into a college or industry specific training program.” Literacy provides Heal classes for learners to increase their knowledge healthcare Topics, medical terminology, and standard processes and practice. “New knowledge and increase familiarity with the healthcare system, learners gain the confidence they need to take control of their health,” she
The Aural-Oral Approach in English Language Teaching In English language teaching there are several approaches that can be applied in a classroom. Each one has purpose and gives concern to certain skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) development. One of these approaches is Aural-Oral Approach. The Aural-Oral Approach is based on developing two language skills: listening and after that speaking which is the earlier stage of learning a language (Geri, 1990). Aural means related to sense of hearing and oral related to verbal communication.
Form my personal experience, emergent bilinguals should study in bilingual program because it really helps them to learn the grade level content and the language. When I come to America, I went to a high school that has bilingual program, and it helped me to learn the subject materials by making me understand the topic through my native language. It was easier for me to understand the content first, and then I just need to translate it into English. I was not only need to finish all the required classes as other students, but I also needed to take ESL classes to develop my writing, listening, and speaking skill in English. Throughout the three years in high school, I was not only able to graduate on time, but also finished the class earlier than regular
1. Introduction Content, culture and context play a vital role in English language teaching, especially in countries where English is a foreign language. Thus, in order to bring some cultural knowledge and expose learners to more natural setting of English in use, teachers rely on TV shows such as Friends, Full house, The nanny, etc. which are popular American sitcoms from the 90’s. These kind of shows offer English teachers authentic materials to bring their learners into contact with language in context which can help them to identify various functions of a single utterance.
Teaching English as a Foreign Language is a field that continues to improve its teaching methodologies through research. There are four pillars to learning a new language; these pillars: are: listening, writing, speaking, and reading. The teacher should be aware of the students’ ability in each of the four skills in order to fully employ all four of the skills for a productive lesson. A highly skilled class will be analyzed for this essay and its activities; the level of this class is Master Mind 1C; it is a level that is very advanced and is a little after the beginning phases of independent usage. This essay will address how to improve language pedagogy on the part of the teacher and how language learning can be facilitated for the class
Language is a primary source of communication. It is one crucial part in our life in order for us to communicate and share ideas. English as the international language is very important to be learnt and mastered.English has become a language which is used in many countries whether as a native languange, second language, or foreign language. People in the world has believed that it is very important for individuals to learn English especially for people who are involved in businesses overseas or those who want to continue their studies in English speaking countries. In Indonesia, English is taught in class as a foreign language to students in elementary school, secondary and higher education.
The profession of Speech Language Pathology enables others to be heard and gives them the ability to have a voice. As a Communication Disorders major, I found my voice through education and personal experiences. During my undergraduate career, I have balanced extracurricular activities, volunteer work, and leadership roles while maintaining superior grades in my coursework. However, my qualities go far beyond my list of accomplishments. Passion, my value of education, and my objective to improve the lives of others have driven me to pursue a career in Speech Language Pathology.