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The research was aimed to find out whether or not using debate significantly improved the students' critical thinking and speaking skill achievements and how much debate contributed to each aspect of critical thinking and speaking skill. A quasi-experimental study of non-equivalent pretest- posttest control group design was used in this research. The findings showed that (1) there was a significant improvement in critical thinking and speaking skill, (2) there was also a significant mean...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Critical Thinking, Speech Skills, Debate, Quasiexperimental Design, Pretests...
This Teaching Technique introduces a fun, versatile game that gets students thinking, talking, and working together in the English as a second language (ESL) or English as a foreign language (EFL) classroom. It is easy to prepare, and it is a fun and efficient way to enhance learning. The game can be adapted to almost any grade level or ESL/EFL classroom as long as the game categories are matched well to the learners' language abilities. However, this game is not intended for new...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Teaching Methods, Educational Games, English (Second Language), Second Language...
This article describes "Give or Take?", a fun game that teachers can use to review vocabulary in the English as a second language or foreign language (ESL/EFL) classroom. This game is easy to prepare, and it is a fun and efficient way to review for quizzes or larger midterm or final exams. It can be adapted to almost any grade level or ESL/EFL classroom as long as there are a sufficient number of vocabulary items to review. Adults love playing this game as much as children do, and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Educational Games,...
Vocabulary is predominant in improving one's communicative skill. Language is more powerful when it is being used perfectly. Teachers should consider the background of learners and aid them to learn and develop their vocabulary in many interesting ways especially through games. This paper deals with a productive and a logical study, done on a set of college students to improve the vocabulary of first generation learners at college level through games. Learners should be exposed to develop basic...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Vocabulary Development, Teaching Methods, Educational Games, First Generation College...
In Vietnamese secondary education, translation and visuals are traditionally used as major techniques in teaching new English lexical items. Responding to the Vietnamese government policy issued in 2008 on using IT for a quality education, the application of PowerPoint has been considered the most prevalent type of technology used in the classrooms throughout in Vietnam as Rickman (2000) stated. This paper reports the impact of implementing PowerPoint in teaching vocabulary in English classes...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Vocabulary Development, Pretests Posttests, Computer Software, Questionnaires,...
To some extent, good testing procedure, like good language use, can be achieved through avoidance of errors. Almost any language-instruction program requires the preparation and administration of tests, and it is only to the extent that certain common testing mistakes have been avoided that such tests can be said to be worthwhile selection, diagnostic, or evaluation instruments. The list of common testing problems provided in this article is by no means exhaustive, but it has been drawn from...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Testing, English (Second Language), Testing Problems, Student Evaluation, Evaluation...
According to Martin (2000), English-language instructors should be careful about monopolizing a class with too much teacher-talk--for speaking and writing activities, more than 15 percent of the time is probably excessive. Teacher-centered lessons featuring lectures on sentence structure and how to write effective paragraphs are bound to create passive students who do not take an active role in class. Clearly, English classes need to be more interactive to keep students interested in the...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Feedback (Response), College Students, Writing Instruction, Teaching Methods, Games,...
Marking as one dramatic turnover in language teaching, task-based language teaching (TBLT) has proved itself beneficial and effective in bringing about real situations of language use to take place and in satisfying communicative needs of learners while the former methods were unable to meet actual demands of learners to communicate in the target settings. Accordingly, it has been duly embraced by practitioners and material developers simply because it specially pays serious and real attention...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Speech Communication, Language Tests, Speech Skills, Teaching Methods, English...
While teaching speaking it is desired to provide a rich environment in class for meaningful communication to take place. With this aim, various speaking activities can contribute a great deal to students in developing their interactive skills necessary for life. These activities make students active in the learning process and at the same time make their learning process more meaningful and enjoyable. [For the complete Volume 14, Number 2 proceedings, see ED568089.]
Topics: ERIC Archive, Second Language Instruction, Language Skills, Interaction, Communication Skills,...
The objective of the present study was to investigate the effectiveness of using a multimedia-based program for developing EFL speaking fluency skills among second year, English section student teachers. The sample of the present study consisted of thirty students at Sadat Faculty of Education, Minufiya University, Egypt. The study sample was taught using the multimedia-based program. The tool of the present study was an EFL speaking fluency test with a rubric for assessing the participants'...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Multimedia...
Suggestions are offered for teaching vocabulary in English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL)/English-as-a-foreign-Language (EFL) instruction. Five components in vocabulary development are seen as crucial: meeting vocabulary for the first time; establishing previously-encountered vocabulary; enriching previously-met vocabulary; developing word-decoding and recognition skills; and developing fluency with known vocabulary. Each of these is elaborated upon, with examples drawn from experience with...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Classroom Techniques, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software Evaluation,...
The resource guide, developed by the ESL (English-as-a- Second-Language) Group of the Minnesota Literacy Training Network, contains useful classroom techniques and activities for teaching ESL. The ideas are both conventional and innovative, and support development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. The first section lists activities found to be effective by ESL teachers. The second section contains ideas drawn from an ESL teacher education program. These two sections include...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Education, Adverbs, Advertising, Art Activities, Audiovisual Aids, Classroom...
A SEPARATE LANGUAGE MANUAL FOR THE NEBRASKA ELEMENTARY ENGLISH CURRICULUM SUPPLEMENTS THE LANGUAGE-EXPLORATION SECTIONS OF THE UNITS IN GRADES ONE THROUGH SIX. THIS RESOURCE MANUAL PROVIDES AN INTRODUCTION TO MODERN LANGUAGE STUDY AND DESCRIBES ITS APPLICATION TO THE LANGUAGE LEARNING LEVELS OF CHILDREN. BY THE TIME CHILDREN ENTER JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL, THEY SHOULD BE ABLE TO (1) PERCEIVE ENGLISH AS A WORD-ORDER LANGUAGE, (2) RECOGNIZE ITS SOUND PATTERNS, AND (3) COMPREHEND THE WAYS IN WHICH...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Curriculum Guides, Dialects, Elementary Education, English Instruction, History,...
Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) Archive
Oct 31, 2015 ERIC
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This document contains ideas for teaching English as a second language to young children from varied language backgrounds. Several visual aids are discussed: the object box, pictorial games, the felt board and experience chart, action games, and instructional pictures. (VM)
Topics: ERIC Archive, Child Language, Children, Classroom Techniques, Cultural Education, Educational...
Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) Archive
Oct 13, 2014 ERIC
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The purpose of this program is to determine how to teach the four major language skills, reading, writing, listening and speaking, in an Apple Macintosh classroom environment for high school students who are non-native speakers of English. The syllabus for the course, designed for higher-intermediate students with a basic background in English grammar and vocabulary, focuses on developing academic communication skills, learning skills, knowledge in a specific content area, and skills for using...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Communication Skills, Computer Assisted Instruction, Course Descriptions, English...