Besides, the students would not feel bored because the activity is interesting and makes the situation more live. Keywords : CLT method, role play, improving students’ speaking ability, communicative approach INTRODUCTION In learning English, there are four skills that must be mastered by the students. One of them is speaking. Teachers often find out their students are afraid to express their feelings or thoughts. They often feel confused and prefer to keep silent in speaking class because of some factors.
Listening comprehension is one of the important skills that learners must master for communicating in English. Without good listening comprehension skill, learners will find difficulties when they engage in the daily conversation using English. However, eventhough every learners knows that listening comprehension is an important skill, many of them do not feel determined to hone it. The possible cause might be the tedious learning atmosphere in the class. Being a student who attended the listening comprehension class, I felt the atmosphere of learning was dreary.
(Hall, 2010) Incorporating music into teaching English can reduce negative attitudes most students have toward English. "It is no surprise that EFL learners view English language learning as insipid and unconquerable obstacle." (Shen, 2009). By using English songs in EFL/ESL classes, students can enjoy learning English with enthusiasm and can retain much larger amount of information. "Music affords students a personal experience, one that educators can use to stimulate,
Unfortunately, many students have poor listening skills, which can be very problematic because you spend considerable time in the classroom listening to your teachers. Many students usually believe they are good listeners; unfortunately they don 't fully appreciate the difference between hearing and listening. Hearing is the act of perceiving sound and receiving sound waves or vibrations through your ear. Listening is the act of hearing a sound and understanding what you hear. Attentive listeners not only hear; they effectively process the information presented to them.
Communicative competence is one of the vital abilities required for not only a successful career but also a happy life. Generally our Syllabi at the Schools don’t ensure that the students learn English in the proper order i.e. LRSW. Speaking is not given due importance in schools. So in spite of spending about fourteen years in learning English many students are reluctant to converse in English.
Some students already have extensive knowledge of subject content and as a result become bored very quickly. This causes them to disturb other students or they choose to day-dream and not listen to the educator. When an educator continuously reads from the textbook and does not do practical activities to make the lesson interesting, this makes students bored and they choose not to listen. Emotional barriers differ amongst learners and often are seen as a detriment to successful listening.
In other words, they often used the type of assessment that mainly focuses on the ability of the students to arrive or produce or demonstrate their own learning. They rarely used the assessment tools that focus on the product their students were able to come up with. There are many reasons why teachers are reluctant to use formative assessment in their classroom. Time shortage and large class size are one of the main reasons that teachers mentioned in their interview. Moreover, teachers decided their assessment types basing on its convenience for management.
Pronunciation is the complex process involving a number of Simultaneous operations. It includes not only the skill of producing the individual sound correctly but also the aspects given below. But the pronunciation is not just sound .it includes an understanding and internalization of the rhyme and intonation , which are essential; for effective communication there is the connection between pronunciation and other aspect of language use such as listening, grammar , reading and spelling . Pronunciation conveys the grammatical fornication of the sentences stress and intonation helps the learner and comprehends the grammatical nuances of the
The observation showed that many students were reluctant to speak and looked nervous to speak in English. Some of the students did not want to raise hands to answer teacher’s questions. The preliminary observation also showed that the students need more hours to practice speaking because they are trained to be ready to work in companies and demanded to speak communicatively. Hence, it is noteworthy for organizing instruction, which can accommodate the demands of curriculum and the students’ needs. In other words, it is prominent in having a teaching-learning process which encourages the students to speak
Their Weak qualification in English is either related to the lack of student motivation, or the teacher’s interest. Many learners use their mother tongue because of the isolated culture. Yet, methods of teaching English included the medium of instructions, using Arabic in English classes, writing done in Arabic, teachers’ low proficiency in English, and lack of writing practice in educational institutions. The cases are different among student we cannot determine a specific case , but according to what we observed among learners we can basically give a few