The Most Important Language Skills Essay

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Language is an instrument that human being use to communicate with others in order to convey ideas. People use language to interact with other people. People can get information and knowledge by using language.
Nowadays, many people learn more than one language in order to be able to communicate with people from another country. English is the most language learned by the people in the world because English is an international language. As an international language, English is used to communicate with and relate to other people in the world. Therefore, English is being a subject in Indonesia that is taught from elementary to university level.
There are four basic skills in English. Those are speaking, reading, writing, and listening. Listening is one of the most important language
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• Provide a short (3-5 min.) review lesson on the grammatical form being emphasized.
• Read the dictogloss through once at a normal speed, asking students to listen carefully.
• Read the dictogloss a second time, and encourage students to jot down notes.
• Have pairs of students work together for approximately 20-25 minutes to reconstruct the dictogloss, reminding students that they should try to write their text so that it will be as close to the original as possible in grammar and content.
• Select at least one student example and use it to engage in whole-class discussion with particular focus on the grammatical form emphasized. The students’ reconstructed texts should be compared with the original dictogloss.
c. Advantages
According to Wulandari (2011:12), Dictogloss technique has many advantages and implicit goals. The listening activity can build the students’ motivation to study by cooperative activity. The students are trained to work in groups with their friends, so their sense of togetherness is built and they can feel comfortable to do the activity in the group.
3. Storytelling Technique
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