The verbal and non-verbal techniques are also examined to help teacher deliver the communication in the class effectively. Moreover, the use of mother tongue in the English classroom can also give secure feeling towards the students which leads to the improvement of the interaction in the speaking
Studies have shown that students that develop proficiency in reading are more likely to succeed academically overall. Thus, this can be a major motivator for a student wanting to gain proficiency in the target language (Shoebottom, n.d.). When proficient reading skills have been developed in the target language, the reader will not only possess alphabet knowledge, but also be able to understand individual sentences and the structure of a piece of writing. Such characteristics are considered to be indicators of
There was two distinctive writing styles that was taught in my English class. The critique help me understand the writing styles that were trying to be taught to me more efficiently. Having a better understanding eventually led to me having better grades on my essays. I also could apply the things I learned from the critique to other things other than the essays we wrote in class. It also helped better my presentation skills and analyzation skills.
The more knowledge a person acquires the more opportunities and doors will open. Homework has good effects on many people such as the student who are learning form it, teachers who are seeing if students are understanding the objective or not and also the parents who can see what their kids are being taught. The more homework Cosumnes River College students are getting is good because homework helps students incorporate learning by relating different skills into one thing, such as book reports or science projects which help students understand and comprehend the course objective; because homework teaches students to take responsibility for their work, while organizing and managing their time wisely; and because it improves the students creative thinking and they develop good study skills to help them in the future. Homework helps students in many ways and it allows students to understand what is being taught to them. Homework is a big part of
Such feedback is more specific than facilitative feedback because it provides comments and suggestions to assist students in their own revision and conceptualization. Due to this, researcher believes that directive feedback will help the students to improve their writing skills. One shall not disregard the importance of providing or receiving feedback. Effective feedback actually contains huge benefits for the giver, receiver and wider organisation or community. The importance of feedback in writing will be further discussed in the next section.
Children try to learn sounds and to read words. So it will help to find words and they will begin to improve their language. To conclude, in my report I would like to say that big book is very effective tool for children in the classroom. It provides an essential link between learning and play which makes them wonderful teaching tool of children in the classroom. Creating big book is a wonderful way to help the children learns to work as part of a group.
3.8. The Improvement of Language Skills through Critical Thinking Critical thinking proves to be highly connected to a number of specific concepts that encourage SLA in EFL context. However, teaching critical thinking also seems to affect positively all four language skills: receptive – listening and reading skills, and productive – speaking and writing skills. As critical thinking has stronger and more visible influence on reading and writing skills, only reading and writing will be covered below. Reading skills are acquired and practised through reading and reading proves to be the main channel for input in L2 for many learners (Saville-Troike 2006).
As we know that Reading aloud is kind strategy of reading that doing by someone for getting ideas or information from passages. Kind of passages that we used in reading such as history, legend, news report, and others passages. It is like when the teacher reading orally then students will response her or his voice in reading thus they will get message from passages. From this activity that implemented make students increase their comprehension, as well as to be interest and motivated them. Reading aloud has many advantages in learning.
Researches show that meta-cognitive also has positive effect both on oral ability and other learning ability like reading through using prediction, inferring and making connections to one 's life. They also believe that if students actively engages in particular meta-cognitive strategies like mental image, and predicting so they would be able to monitor and evaluate their learning activity. Eslami Rasekh (2003) states learners should be aware of different strategies that can help them in the process of learning, teachers who teach these strategies to their learners are more aware of their students ' needs. By using appropriate vocabulary learning strategies learners will be able to acquire lots of vocabs by meaningful reading, speaking, and writing. So we can see although Role-Play technique is a good way for improving the ability of speaking in foreign language learners but it may have some disadvantageous, there may be lack of the interest, lack of confidence, and fearing of making errors, in this case learners do not feel relax and there would be resistance on the side of them for speaking, but there are some techniques which can resolve this problems, metacognitive approaches are appropriate in these
Schools should make room for extensive reading in schools. Learners will be able to improve their vocabulary and language use. Extensive reading is a significant way of improving both the vocabulary of a person and ones reading skills (Nuttal 1982). When learners can improve their vocabulary they will enjoy reading and read more 'extensively '. If learners read more they will automatically learn more.