Discussions and debates, tried and tested forms of interaction in a classroom scenario have been always popular with teachers and students alike. The tempo of the class can rise and fall in excitement when a topic is taken up for discussion or debated upon. Participants enjoy pitching in their ideas and opinions and use group … Continue reading Classroom Dynamics in an English as a Second Language Class
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Building fluency in English is undoubtedly one of the primary objectives of learning this language. Regular and frequent use of the language, enhanced and appropriate vocabulary and good pronunciation are some of the known methods to achieve this. It is commonly believed that the more words a learner knows in English, the better his vocabulary … Continue reading Importance of Teaching Idioms and Proverbs to ESL Learners
Teaching pronunciation to learners of English as a Second Language (ESL) is a challenge that all are aware of. The teacher has not only to ensure the transference of age appropriate vocabulary to the learners but has also to ascertain a constant and regular supply of listening and speaking opportunities to ESL learners. Added to … Continue reading Teaching Pronunciation to Learners of English as a Second Language
Don’t you as an English language teacher want your students to learn and use English with enhanced proficiency? Do you think it is possible for students coming from non-English backgrounds to acquire or learn English and be at par with students from privileged environments in terms of English language use? As much as a challenge … Continue reading Involve Learners to Accelerate Language Learning
Language learning and interaction are strongly linked with each other. Of the four language learning skills, listening and speaking are perhaps the most important if proficiency in communicative skills in a particular language has to be achieved. This is why interactive sessions using role play or group discussion is highly recommended as a language teaching … Continue reading Relation between Language learning and Interactive Activities
Communication skills have a great impact on the success of an individual. A person’s ability to stand apart in a crowd is more often than not determined by his/her communication skills, even so more with his/her proficiency in English language.
Language learning is not the same as learning other subjects. This is a skill, which can be enhanced optimally through the contributions of an efficient teacher. With digital language labs becoming the rule of the day, the teacher’s role in language teaching has been misunderstood as being minimal.
Technology now plays a prominent role in language teaching. Language institutes and teachers have begun incorporating some or the other form of technology to facilitate their teaching in class. Teachers now use the assistance of technology to enhance the quality of language learning in classrooms by way of engaging learners in the learning process or … Continue reading Importance of Teachers in a Technology-based Language Learning Environment