In this point, the author defends that the charge that bilingual programs make exclusive use of the primary languages of the LEP students is absurd. LEP students learn all school disciplines as native students must. Besides, it takes more time and energies to know the content in English well enough to handle higher academic English. Likewise, I agree with the author that students’ not being given access to the curriculum in a language they understand will prevent them from participating in school
However with the passage of time it was found that using English as official language is required. Thus started attempts for teaching English right form the primary schools. Soon the language spread went to secondary schools and colleges. At present the high proficiency in English helps the students to achieve the degree of their choice in the University level studies (Foo & Richards, 2004). English language is considered as a language of development in Malaysia.
In learning foreign language such as learning English, speaking is one of the most skill that should be mastered. By mastering speaking English people will easy to communicate with other and easy to share their thingking. For mastering speaking english people should be find the enjoy method and make them fun to learn speaking english. Nowdays, learning speaking skill is still difficult for the student at junior high school. Generally students have several reasons why English langugfe is still difficult for them.
Through the readings done in class, there have been realizations about emergent bilingual students that have not only shocked me but have made me feel more prepared to properly educate these students. These realizations include the importance of understanding your students’ individual cultures rather than bunching all English Language Learners into the same category; as well as understanding that there are different levels of English Language Learners and creating individual guidance for those students. A third takeaway from the readings thus far involves the educational policies which schools mandate for their ELL’s. These are some ideas that would not have even crossed my mind without these readings, but it has now become clear how vital
Taiwanese people found that English is the most essential second language so they send their children to English schools in order to learn the language at earlier stage. In 1992 English began to be taught in primary schools as an extra activities. However, in 2001 it is initiated to be learned as a basic class time for the fifth and sixth grades only. Nevertheless, the parents were not satisfied by this option so they decided to send their children to English cram School.
The sample selected by the researcher was secondary students of SSC board. Researcher found that in cooperative learning, students are given opportunity to write and rewrite what they have written. Also, students can sharpen their knowledge about essay’s structure and grammatical rules. Hence, cooperative learning is effective in enhancing student’s writing skills. Effectiveness of cooperative learning and achievement in English Language for Secondary Level Students, Seng T. K. (2006) The study was to find out whether cooperative learning can improve the student’s English language.
Whereas as a student who has an accent to read orally in the class, and other students are going to be distracted from the actual text as they listen to the new accent. Thus, Silent reading is mostly appropriate technique in such cases as all students are encouraged to read at a pace that is comfortable to them. In my opinion silent reading is really useful for us because when read silently I can fell comfort because did not have to spell word by word and the
They learn to think in English without reverting to the habit of trying to translate everything into their native tongue. The longer students can maintain this environment the easier it will be for them to think naturally using English. This can be a challenging task. In schools around Asia the traditional approach to language learning is by direct translation and this develops strong habits. Also in this age of modern technology we have apps that allow us instant translations between languages.
That is why incorporation of mother tongue is encouraged. Given that the inclusion of mother tongue in the instruction was now adopted by teachers and may have a positive effect on learning, still assessments/tests are still in the English format. If they got low on the assessment will it justify that there was no learning occurred? Reality tells us that there are still students who have weak foundations/ very low in reading and comprehending English Language. What if students have already the understanding of the concepts in a specific topic, but they could not express themselves or could not communicate effectively in English language?
English as a second language was designed to enhance the learners. Using English as a second language of the student is the way to show that the simple person can go with the flow to professional foreign speakers that have a high performance in using the English language. Also, the high percentage of English speakers can increase the rate of the country on English Development. English is difficult for the students who did not participate in the classroom either they fail on that particular subject the explanation is they need some support from the instructor. Although English is the main language in USA and United Kingdom the Public Schools in both Countries was developing order for their students educating English as the second language on 25 years ago and the difficulty was stay (Vizconde