What are the causes of the incorrect pronunciation when reading English words? 2. What are the appropriate strategies that need to be employed to improve learners’ pronunciation in English? 1.4 Significance of the study The information from this study would serve as the basis of sensitizing the teachers about the importance of correct pronunciation and create awareness about the use of effective pronunciation methods. The beneficiaries of this study are; Ministry of Education, teachers teaching English Second Language and learners.
Messages can be imparted through motions and touch, through non-verbal communication or blurb, by outward appearance and eye contact. Experts have revealed that 65% to 90% of the communication is non-verbal. To explore the importance of nonverbal communication in actual classroom setting and to investigate the effect of the skill on teaching-learning process. The study will promote awareness in both teachers and the taught about non-verbal communication. It would also pave the way for introducing new trends in the teaching learning process for promoting better learning of the English language students.
In the article, “Preserving the Cultural Identity of English Language Learner”, Sumaryono and Ortiz argued that in the classroom, students can become disconnected and feel abandoned if the teacher doesn’t express any sort of sensitivity towards their cultural identities (16). If teachers take some time to understand the cultural identity of the students and develop a good relationship, this could make students feel accepted, worthy and possible show more interest in learning. Students are willing to learn English but being able to freely express themselves and their creativity is of concern. Ortiz recommended that schools “find meaningful ways to incorporate the richness of students’ cultural background in the curriculum” (17). During my high school year, there was a period where students were really under performing in English.
Wright outlines a fair discussion about critical thinking intending to guide the teacher to help children to ‘think through situations where the answer is in doubt’ (2002, p.9). Throughout this chapter Wright pioneers critical thinking has a ‘practical value’ for social education, that it could help children grasp subject content in a profound and meaningful way. Examples of how to teach critical thinking are included throughout this chapter however, the lessons overlook other views of critical thinking as a process of developing skills and sub-skills. Wright (2011) generalises that critical thinking involves questioning from the higher end of the cognitive domain according to Blooms Taxonomy; ‘analyses, synthesis and evaluation’ (2002, p51).
In this research, teacher wants to improve students’ speaking skill in asking and giving opinion. Teacher gives students examples about how to ask and give opinion in English. This step can improve students’ grammar and pronunciation. b. Exploring Data.
In schools today, many teachers influence Peer-Assisted Learning Strategies (PALS) on their students in various classrooms to show the importance of group work and how working with others can be significantly helpful and also effective towards the improvement of grades. Peer assisted learning strategies have not only shown an improvement in students’ grades in school, but also serve the purpose of helping students learn to listen to others perspectives besides their own, and develop their own voice resulting in an increase in their own self-confidence. Peer-assisted learning strategies were created to serve the needs of those having difficulties in various academics, and are also used to aid English Language learners. These peer-tutoring programs are
This professional development is promoting the needs of all learners. As mentioned data shows that our students are performing below grade level when it comes to reading comprehension. Our students are showing a lack of reading comprehension techniques and routines; this professional development will help teachers revisit key elements such as literary and pedagogical techniques that will promote reading comprehension as well as additional support for differentiation. This will help teachers implement such approaches in their lesson delivery to assure that students are utilizing them. Principal support in implementing
This study will help examine the implementation and effectiveness of formative assessment and show its significance. Additionally, this study helps shed light on teachers’ understandings, beliefs, knowledge, attitudes and practices relevant to formative assessment. Teachers will get insight on how to assess their students’ performance. They have better conceptualization of formative assessment. They may apply the practice of formative assessment in their English classroom.
Also focused on the teachers point of view it is still an informative piece that can provide the learner with 9 ways he or she can practice some self-engagement in the classroom to enhance the learning experience. • Learning as an adult. (1996, September 1). Retrieved October 13, 2014, from http://www.studygs.net/adulted.htm. This is a brief overview of what it is like for an adult learner to re-enter education.
This research would find out the non-numeric data and to describe it. The researcher would describe about: (1) what types of students’ motivations in learning English as EFL on Double-Degree program at foreign language academy ( ABA YW- UMI Makassar), (2) how the motivation emerge in the classroom during the teaching and learning
It can take two to four years for an ELL to create conversational capability and another three to four years to create scholarly capability (Cummings J. 2000). As a teacher I will help children learn and use aspects of language associated with the academic discourse of the various school subject to ensure that there is time and practice. There is nothing teachers can do to rush English acquisition, but we can find many avenues to provide ways to opportunities to practice English in the classroom. If they are structured to support student-to-student or group interaction, ELLs are required to use English language to explain concepts and contribute to the work.