The Importance Of Speaking English Among College Students

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The purpose of this paper is to give suggestions for motivating, engaging and creating interest in learning English among college students in order to encourage them to interact and participate in classroom practices. For many students, their only source of exposure to English will be you, the teacher. For this reason, it is advisable to take all possible opportunities to speak English in the classroom. However, this does not mean that your English has to be perfect or that you have to speak English all the time. Indeed, switching between different languages is common in many everyday contexts for many people, and the classroom is no different in this regard. You are the best judge of how to support your student’s learning in the classroom. There are lots of different ways that you can use English, however. You can use English to organize the activities in the classroom, to control the class while they do them and to talk to the students on a one-to-one basis. It is not necessary to use complex language; simple, encouraging comments are effective . For example: How are you getting on? Have you nearly finished? What are you going to do next?’ and so on.. But what about their language use? We cannot expect them to use English all the time. It is not only unnatural; it can also damage their confidence. Of course they can be encouraged to use English in whole class activities and also while working with their peers in groups. Teachers play a critical role in creating an

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