Language plays an important role in communication, understanding of a person’s own/other cultures and acquisition of knowledge in different fields (Icelandic National curriculum). English has gained status as a global language based on the fact that it is linked to international sports, politics, technology, science, etc. hence, to the idea that the English language learner has a chance of economic advancement (Larsen-Freeman & Andersen, 2013). However, learning a language is not an easy task. According to McLaughlin (1992), learning a second language takes longer, it is hard and complex, for both children and adults.
Thus the important thing in speaking skill for students is in order to make them speak forthrightly and confidently with their classmates through rehearsing their English conversation frequently. thus that they are not clumsy to practiced gradually. When students tend assume want to successfulness of mastering foreign language is by communicating the language, in other words by speaking it out. Litlewood (2009) speaking ability is the first implementation of foreign language learning students of language learning supposed that to be able of communicating the language. Those students of foreign language learning should be able to implement the knowledge of language into its real performance.
Thus, the ability in speaking skill is a crucial and important part of second language learning and teaching process. The mastery of speaking skill in the English language is a priority for many second language or foreign language students. Even though periods of focusing on language form and enhance vocabulary are important in English language learning, but developing the students’ ability to really communicate with English class are the main goal of an English language teaching. At the end of the study, the students should be able to communicate effectively in English for study, work, and leisure outside the classroom. Therefore, it is essential that English teachers pay great attention in teaching speaking to the students.
Every language has it’s own four basic skills which learners should master if they want to use language properly. It is the same when we learn our native language, first, we learn to listen, then to speak, then to read and at the end to write. We call it the four language skills. When students learn the language they have to improve it with good grammar and rich vocabulary. It is assumed this is not the final purpose.
Everyone needs to learn the English language in order to get in touch on an international level. Speaking English helps us to communicate with people from countries all over the world as it is the language of politics and diplomacy, science and technology, business and trade. In fact, as it is so dominant in international communication, we find more information regarding nearly every subject if we can speak this language. Communication requires integration of all language skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing, of which listening is of primary importance as it is one of the fundamental skills in language acquisition. It's no wonder that in recent years the language teaching profession has placed a concentrated emphasis on listening, as it is considered to be a major component in language learning and teaching.
Introduction We often find it difficult to connect with the modern tendencies, ourselves and others; this can be attributed with our inability to connect with emotional intelligence EI. According to Segal J., Smith M. & Shubin J. (2017 October) when it comes to success and happiness, our career, relationships and goals, emotional intelligence is as much important as intellectual ability (IQ) because we need emotional intelligence to turn intention into action. In this week’s journal I will discourse what I have learned about myself as regards to emotional intelligence, I will choose one factor which I consider important in the list of 19 factors of eiconsortium.org edited by Cary Cherniss and finally, I will add additional factors that reflects
grammar and the vocabulary and a set of idioms and expressions but speaking skill is also important. The emphasis is not on whether person is grammatically correct or not but on the use of language to communicate in the target language situation. Developing the communicative competence is very essential to communicate at national and international levels. English is regarded as a vehicular language and used for the purposes of academic advancement, profession advancement, and traveling abroad etc (Davies, 2007). However, speaking skill is widely neglected in our class rooms because speaking skills are hard to practice and assess.
A school in New City implemented different types of intelligence, including interpersonal intelligence (emotional intelligence), into the educational curriculum. The article defines interpersonal intelligence as the ability to understand people and relationships. The educators at this school believe that interpersonal intelligence is vital because success is dependent on understanding others. As a result, the schools organizes activities in which students can use their strengths and skills while working in groups. The narrator from Sonny's Blues does not share the same values as these educators.
Preliminaries With the prominent progress in technology and communications, learning foreign languages in general and the English language in particular has become an essential need for every person. English language has become an international language and a means of communication among people all over the world. In learning a language, there are four skills that we need to improve for complete communication. They are listening, speaking, reading and writing. Obviously vocabulary knowledge influences the four skills.
Language as a communication tool in order to fulfill human nature as social beings that need to interact with others. In line with the development of science and technology, people are required to have good language skills. Someone who has the adequate language skills would be easier to absorb and convey information both orally and in writing. Language skills consist of four aspects, namely listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Students must master the four aspects to having a good acquisition of the language.