This paper deals with the domination of communicative language teaching (CLT) which has become popular in teaching foreign languages. However, the application of CLT has caused difficulties for students, teachers and administrators. Within the scope of this paper, only teachers are mentioned so that we can see a part of teaching issues when CLT is introduced. The paper also suggests more research should be conducted based upon the factors of students and administrators in order that we can take proper steps in language training in the country.
Computer technology has been used in language teaching since the 1980’s. However, with the advent of Internet, the computer has been transformed from a tool for information processing and display to a tool for information processing and communication. The instant worldwide connections enabled by the Internet have changed the way teachers and learners work in their teaching and learning of second/foreign language. Indeed, the use of the Internet and the World Wide Web in second and foreign language instruction has been increasingly recognized.
Target Score Second edition is a preparatory course for the new TOEIC® Test (Test of English for International Communication ®). Fully revised to meet the needs of the new TOEIC® Test, this Second edition also provides effective, classroom-friendly lessons for active, communicative English. Each of the twelve units focuses on one of the principal, recurrent themes of the TOEIC® Test, presenting contextualised language practice and covering the settings and situations that students find in TOEIC® Test questions.
Many language learners regard speaking ability as the measure of knowing a language. These learners define fluency as the ability to converse with others, much more than the ability to read, write, or comprehend oral language. They regard speaking as the most important skill they can acquire, and they assess their progress in terms of their accomplishments in spoken communication.
Teaching English through English is a practical training course for teachers or intending teaching English as a second or foreign language. It is designed to give them practice effective use of classroom English and to extend their language teaching skills and techniques, with the aim of helping their students learn to сcommunicate successfully in English. It can be used on teacher training courses and as a reference book for teachers to use on their own. It is suitable for both native and non-native speaker teacher....
There is something special about teaching children. Jayne Moon closely study and classroom experience inform every page of this book - but what shines through is a sense of privilege that is engaged learners at this age in life of them. This is a practical handbook with many teaching suggestions - but it is also a source of inspiration.
Colloquial English is an easy-to-use course, specially written by an experienced teacher for self-study or class use. It teaches current spoken and written English, as used in the UK, through the medium of English itself. This course assumes a basic knowledge of English and is suitable for post-beginners, whether studying on their own or as part of a class.
full explanations and illustrations of grammatical terms
pronunciation guide to help with areas of particular difficulty
a variety of exercises to help learners to grow in confidence
The programme provides active support to French
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Vấn đề giảng dạy ngữ pháp từ trước tới giờ luôn được các giáo viên Việt Nam coi trọng, đặc biệt là đối với phương pháp giảng dạy Tiếng Anh truyền thống. Mặc dù hiện tại chúng ta đã dần chuyển sang áp dụng phương pháp giảng dạy mới như Communicative Language Teaching nhưng ngữ pháp vẫn là một mảng đề tài khá quan trọng.
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(BQ) "English for pharmacy writing and oral communication" has been written with the following goals in mind: to serve the English language needs of students and professionals studying and practicing pharmacy; to assist pharmacy faculty, who teach pharmacy, and pharmacy technician students, whose first or best language is not English, with their pharmacy language learning needs; to help pharmacy students, pharmacy technicians, and practicing pharmacists develop and gain communication confidence;...
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Tests focusing on daily communication useful effects on learning
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Trong phương pháp giảng dạy mới “Communication Language Teaching”, người ta coi quá trình học như một quá trình tạo ra những lỗi sai, rồi từ những lỗi sai đó, họ rút kinh nghiệm để không lặp lại chúng trong những lần sử dụng tiếp theo. Thế nhưng chuyện gì sẽ xảy ra nếu bạn tạo ra quá nhiều lỗi sai và không biết cách để sửa. Bạn sẽ không bao giờ thoát ra được khỏi vòng luẩn quẩn đó.
In a CALL-environment (Computerassisted language learning) programs should ideally allow the learner to train his/her communicative competence, which is one of the main goals of foreign language teaching nowadays. This can be reached by allowing learners to use and train their knowledge of a foreign language in realistic dialogue-style exercises. All levels of linguistic and communicational analysis have to be considered to realize such a system. In this paper I will concentrate on the dialogue component of the concept, which relies on two main knowledge sources. ...
The recent approach to language teaching and learning has been focusing on communication as getting things done in the utilitarian sense. However, the core of communication, if it wishes to mean anything significant to the world at all, should be self-expression. The ultimate aim of foreign language teaching, therefore, should be to create individual learners who have their own foreign language personalities and know how to express themselves in the target language.
A new six-level grammar practice series for primary pupils aged 6 to 12 which provides an introduction to grammatical concepts and written practice of them. The step-by-step grammar presentations introduce form, use and meaning in a way that even young beginner learners can understand and remember. The series was written to support the syllabus of Family and Friends but is an ideal supplement to any elementary general English course.
Continuing the successful Scholastic "100 Words"line of exciting new language arts workbooks, this product focuses on 100 essential words kids need to know by 4th grade. Colorful art and photographs illustrate the 256 pages of lively activities, including reading and writing practice, comprehension, critical thinking exercises and word puzzles. Includes special dictionary pages and dictionary skill tips and colorful bookmarks with vocabulary-building tips.
How to Make People Like You in 90 Seconds or Less is the work of a master of Neuro-Linguistic Programming whose career is teaching corporations and groups the secrets of successful face-to-face communication. Aimed at establishing rapport-that stage between meeting and communicating-How to Make People Like You focuses on the concept of synchrony. It shows how to synchronize attitude, synchronize body language, and synchronize voice tone so that you instantly and imperceptibly become someone the other person likes.