One of the most common misconceptions of English language teaching is that the learners should be corrected right when they are speaking the language. It is generally understood that the English as a Second Language (ESL) learners will benefit more if their errors are immediately pointed out when they are speaking in the target language … Continue reading Should ESL Learners be Corrected When They are Speaking English?
Monthly Archives: June 2015
Like correcting grammar mistakes, correcting pronunciation should be made at the earliest. A number of strategies can be applied to do the same. The most common and reasonably effective one being where, the teacher models correctly pronounced words for the learners which they try to ape.
Teaching of reading skills is an important aspect of language learning. The learning of this skill is especially essential for acquiring a second language. This is also so because most of the teaching-learning material is in the written form, either in the form of books or computer based material. Reading and literacy are thus interdependent.