Nevertheless, their low performance and bad grades show there is a problem. Unfortunately, especially in the English class, bad results are becoming commoner. It is said that lack of motivation in language learning is the main cause for students’ low proficiency levels. Some people claim it is due to external factors, and consequently is teachers’ responsibility. While others say this problem must be internal, regarding students’ role.
This is undoubtedly due to the various stereotypes depicting them to them to be more reckless and unintelligent. This causes teachers to not put as much effort into helping them to succeed as they would other students. Another group of people this test is discriminating against is people with learning disabilities. People with test taking anxiety perform poorly on these tests since they become incredibly stressed and anxious. Students with dyslexia also have issues with taking these tests.
In fact, grades actually do extra harm to them than good since they have negative effects on students’ mental health. They lack the indication of students’ knowledge as they are only a depiction of their effort. Absences, laziness, and disengagements are just a few of the factors of why grades are a poor representation of students’ intellectual capacity. While others may argue that grades motivate them, it is not genuinely correct since grades encourage
The lack of proper pronunciation causes problem for students in real life communication. On the other hand, most students believe that if they are better in pronunciation, they will be more confidence in English. It is also seen that generally pronunciation is neglected in classrooms. Even if pronunciation is taught with considerable amount of time, students should practice individually. Practicing only in classroom is not enough for achieving desirable
Dyslexia, as defined by the Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity (2017) is “due to a difficulty in a phonological processing which affects the ability of an individual to speak, read, spell and write.” It is often seen that students with Dyslexia typically do not read fluently. They tend to peruse at a slower pace and perusing for these students requires extreme exertion. Students who have Dyslexia struggle with memorizing, spelling, and understanding material. A student with Dyslexia may have trouble with decoding the order of letters, trouble with spelling and writing along with difficulty in listening and reading comprehension. Despite Dyslexia being a condition that is lifelong, it is important to realize that Dyslexia does not limit one’s level of intelligence.
Student say that acquiring vocabulary in a second language is very difficult, using their native language is an instinct, therefore they lack confidence in using a second language to communicate with others. Sometimes it is not easy for students to find the words when they are asked to speak in class. They avoid participating or take their time to build ideas in their mind, searching for the right words to answer. “Vocabulary learning is an essential part of foreign language learning as the meanings of new words are very often emphasized, whether in books or in classrooms. It is also central to language teaching and is of paramount importance to a language
Most Common Barriers to Effective Communication with children, young people and adults can have a huge effect on relationships. Physical barries has to do with poor or outdated equipment used during communications, background noise, poor lighting, temperatures that are too hot or too cold. This can halt learning and pupils will become disengaged. Emotions like anger or sadness can taint objectivity. Also being extremely nervous, having a personal agenda or “needing to be right no matter what” can make communications less than effective.
Words are the leading cause of misunderstanding, and words uttered in a derogatory manner often have negative outcomes. The fact that these derogatory and vulgar words are used very often in the school environment is very alarming. The school is a place of learning and development, this act of abuse will surely make it hard for the victims to fully develop and sustain in their
Students with ineffective listening skills fail to absorb much of the material to which they are exposed to. Their problems are heightened when they respond incorrectly or inappropriately because of poor speaking skills. Given the importance of the ability to communicate fully with others, the way of communication should be viewed as central on
Students plagiarize sometimes because of too much work, poor language. According to the article The Shifting Cuture Tides of PlagiarismCultural differences also play a huge part in academic dishonesty because the country is diverse and schools too and its influence academic practice. English is the second language to a lot of students and it is one of the reasons why academic dishonesty is high. A student who does not understand English just copy lots of time for their friends which is plagiarism. Parental pressure and fear of failing, or the need to get a particular grade or mark to progress into employment or onto higher level qualifications, may lead to students submitting plagiarized work.