From the above discussion, it seemed to be clear why I chose 'Social Cognitive Theory '. This theory seemed to be supported to my study because it focused on observation which plays fundamental role to learn English. This theory believs that learning takes places through direct observation, modeling, social environment, skills, stratigies, and attitudes. In EFL classroom, teachers exhibit different behaviors (verbal and nonverbal), skills, and attitudes by creating learning environment which may influence students to learn an English language.This theory helped me to see what types of nonverbals behaviors teachers demonstrate through modeling while teaching. Similarly, this theory gave me insight to explore the aims of this study.
Being in front of a group of people implies a lot of preparation to deal with different kinds of learners, being flexible, adapting activities according to students’ needs, designing different materials, planning a meaningful and pleasant lesson in order for learning to occur. Good teachers have to perform different roles such as model, monitor, guide, controller, assessor or tutor, during the lesson according to the situation. As a result, good teachers need to objectively control, motivate, evaluate, guide, respect, give acceptable information, to the students and make them know they are important in the learning process so that lead students to correctly communicate in English, not only in the classroom but outside of
ICESI UNIVERSITY LANGUAGE AND CULTURE PROFESSOR: RAMÓN VERSAGE JUAN DAVID CABALLERO FINAL THOUGHT PIECE. The aim of the present reflection paper is to analyze the importance and relevance of the course language and culture in our lives as language teachers, mentioning the main concepts that were of great importance for my cultural development, concepts such as, culture, language, identity and interculturality. The intention of this paper is to discuss what implies to learn a foreign language and mention how these concepts are interwoven into teaching English as a foreign language and why is important to include them in our English classes. Teaching and learning of languages, linguistic identity, and language skills in the broad and complex
IT use in the classroom more and more widely, and teachers how reasonable and effective use of information technology, which requires teachers to fully understand the role of IT in the classroom teaching. IT use in the classroom more and more widely, and teachers how reasonable and effective use of information technology, which requires teachers to fully understand the role of information technology in the classroom, this paper tries to discuss the following aspects of information technology in classroom teaching role: to change the traditional teaching methods; strengthen the leading role of teachers; increase student interest in learning, active classroom atmosphere; disperse teaching difficult to break through teaching focus, to promote
Teachers are able to think of ways how they will extend the learning of the student and go outside the four corner of the classroom. Now, English teachers that uses technology in language teaching knows that the technology must be anchored to the pedagogical objectives and goals. with the various technology present teachers wont run out of option on what technologies are appropriate. S.Flanagan & M. Shoffner cited Meaningful technology use can support positive teaching and learning outcomes that includes effective instruction, support for authentic learning,
Modernization requires a renewal of teaching and not only in the working techniques but also in the way we use different means in order to attract the students and make English fun. We must first look at what is happening in the minds of students in the classroom and not only the external changes that take place in the teacher-student relationship. So, in order to attract students, the teacher has to adapt his teaching techniques to the needs of the current society by using technology. What is technology? Beyond quotes, technology is also defined in dictionaries.
Educational technology has an impact on how second languages are taught-learned today. According to Beatty, if language teachers carefully plan their lessons, CALL will help easy and better understanding for language learners by making lessons much more interactive, enjoyable and productive (Beatty,
And now I think why do my students need to learn English? That question will help me to develop classes connected with their reality; in that way, English will be meaningful for them. Also, that will help me to know my students to base my classes on their likes, their needs, their ways of learning, making them feel
The English teacher should strive to improve their speaking ability by using an interesting way in teaching English, especially at the primary level. In addition, as a good teacher should introduce appropriate measure in teaching English. There are many methods used to teach English in school such as: role play, audio-lingual, information gap, interview etc. The teacher should be able to choose the appropriate method to teach English. In addition, teacher must also be able to find a suitable technique in applying the learning to use English for students to achieve the desired targets.
It can be harnessed for retrieval of information on a variety of subjects. According to Lester Aguila and Chaterine Joy ( CORE: an interactive courseware on introduction to computer,2006), “ Through the use of this technology-aided teaching, learners can gain more knowledge in less time yet effective way”. Computer technology has had a deep impact on the education sector. Thanks to computers, imparting education has become easier and much more interesting than