Adding to that, Doff mentions that “using English for chatting to the class, for giving instructions and explanations” will provide students with very useful listening practice. Moreover, games can be applied in the class before finishing or starting the lesson. If teachers have enough time, they can let class play games at the end of the lesson, otherwise, they can use for the beginning new lessons to review. The advantage of doing these types of listening activities is that it makes students more interested in listening, especially when teachers divide the class into teams as competition remarkably increases students’
Auditory learners may learn more efficiently by reading the cards aloud. Visual learners may find it helpful to see the information on each side of the card. 3.3.3 Activities from flashcards Flashcards should be applied in different activities to stimulate students in practicing vocabulary, as well as consolidating, recycling and extend their language. Memory Activities Memory Tester Teacher puts 6-10 flashcards on the board. Students have one minute to memorize the cards.
In addition, there are two ways that control google glass; the first one is touch screen; and the second one is voice control by use word ‘OK GLASS’. Actually, google glass can help students learn in new ways to make the education more effective. Also, it helps the teacher in teaching. This essay will discuss three positive impacts of using google glass on education; improving student skills; developing the way of learning, and the teacher favoured way of using Google glass in their classroom. The first positive impact is improving students’ skills.
“Even a lack of response, is in a sense, a form of response.” (Bovee & Thill, 1992). Feedback helps sender to evaluate whether the receiver gets the correct information or not. Without feedback, the sender cannot confirm whether the receiver stimulate the information correctly. To simplify, it is an opportunity for the sender to take action and correct things and clarify a misunderstood message. It becomes important in the process of communication because the sender is able to evaluate the effectiveness of the message received by the receiver.
General Introduction Among the most important skills that EFL students need to develop is speaking since it stands as a primary concern for most of them. With a growing need for more effective, successful and active ways of foreign language learning. Innovation in the language field has been stimulated by a special concern for learning through active and collaborative setting. The predominant view is that language is best learned when students are interacting with each other in groups-completing a task or learning a content or resolving real life issues - where their attention is not directed toward the language itself, except when a focus on language forms is necessary. Many researchers have called into question the importance of investigating
Mind’s Eye strategy could be one of their best ways to solve this problem. This strategy can develop students visualization and improve students reading comprehension as the technique includes students memory and asking them to be more critical in giving their perception and prediction. According to Silver, Strong and Perini (2007) mind’s eye is a reading strategy that is used by the teacher to improve students critical skill of the words on the page into memorable images. When the students read about a text the students will combine their background knowledge with the information that is gotten in the text. In addition, Sejnost (2009) states that this strategy is started by the students who listen to the keywords which are mentioned by the teacher and then attempt to visualize what are they hearing by making pictures in their minds.
This can be interpreted that students like to study English through language games. This implies that the games which are employed in English class are greatly satisfied by students. Therefore, using games is one effective alternative treatment which encourages the active learning atmosphere as well as stimulates students’ interest in an English class. According to Deleżyńska (2012), Young learners love to play, and they participate in a game with more enthusiasm and willingness than in any other classroom task. In addition to this, Considering Brands’ (2011) work, who states that “A classroom situation in which the target language is used for
Many students equate being able to speak a language as knowing the language and therefore view learning the language as learning how to speak the language, or as Nunan (1991) wrote, "success is measured in terms of the ability to carry out a conversation in the (target) language." Therefore, if students do not learn how to speak or do not get any opportunity to speak in the language classroom they may soon get de-motivated and lose interest in learning. On the other hand, if the right activities are taught in the right way, speaking in class can be a lot of fun, raising general learner motivation and making the English language classroom a fun and dynamic place to be. Practising speaking skill in a right way is not possible without grammar. A student has to rehearse speech after learn the basic rules of grammar.
Using the Hot Seat Game to Improve Students’ Speaking Skill at Senior High School 1. INTRODUCTION A. Background of problem Speaking is a fundamental part of human communication. In daily life, human beings prefer to use speaking more than writing for communication. In learning foreign language such as learning English, speaking is one of the most skill that should be mastered.