Importance Of Language Teaching

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Language teaching is determined by factors such as society, education, instruction and individuals. These factors outline the policies, and goals that have been determined for foreign languages at the national level; the delivery system in terms of objectives to reach these goals; syllabuses and teaching procedures; and the learning outcomes. These factors include the role of English in the society, therefore the need of individuals to learn English to function well academically speaking, to function well in real life situations or in occupational settings. Being aware of this need, the government needs to develop the type of curriculum and syllabus; establish the amount of time devoted to English instructions; the materials to be used; and…show more content…
It is also known as content based teaching. CLIL belongs firmly in the strong traditions of the communicative approach in that there is no predetermined language syllabus. Instruction is organized only around the content. It is also related to immersion teaching where learners take some of their school subjects in a second language without detriment to their first language nor to their subject knowledge, and with impressive gains in…show more content…
It also recommended that language skills should be taught in the content subject and not only by the English teacher. Its influence was also felt in the American education and the slogan “Every teacher, an English teacher” became familiar to every teacher. In our personal opinion, we believe that Language across the curriculum is a great effort to raise the awareness of those involve in education of the urge of professionals that can function as content and language teachers which is the need to fully implement CLIL. Immersion Education is a type of foreign language instruction where the regular school curriculum is taught through a foreign language. The foreign language is the vehicle for content instruction, not the subject of instruction. For example, a Spanish-speaking child might enter a primary school in which the medium of instruction for all the content subjects is English. In our opinion, this type of program would necessarily have to start at a very early age to prepare them for content instruction in
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