The Importance Of Word Wall In The English Language

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Word wall is a meaningful approach to teach vocabulary because it focuses on student’s active participation in the class as well as on their thinking skills (Jennifer, 2004). Word wall supports independent work of the students as they can use the words from the wall independently in their speech as well as in their writing (Judith, 2003). Word wall is an effective approach to improve students writing skills (Kurniasih & Arifin 2015). Further, they state that students paid more attention, actively participated and were more interested in learning process. Research was conducted in order to improve students vocabulary by using word wall. It was found that students enjoyed the class and actively participated in the learning process. Word wall media was very helpful to improve the vocabulary of the students (Decy, 2013). Flashcards and storytelling are the two strategies through which English language of the students can be developed. In order to teach English language to the students, teachers should provide them opportunities to interact in an interesting and meaningful context, in which they are able to use and play with language because it is an interacting process. A collaboration of the peers and teachers are needed to create a meaningful context. Research studies revealed that language learners learn or acquire words more effectively when they are taught with the help of flashcards (Khodareza & Komachali, 2012; Schmitt, 1995). Thornbury (2002) states that flashcards help

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