Write Articles A community of people who love to write

The easiest domain name (Note the .ORG) - Absolutely Free!

Home | Submit Articles | Login   


BY: MEENA | Category: Education | Post Date: 2009-11-19

•    Read Comments

•    Print This Article

Help others find this article:

Show All Social Bookmarks

Well, I was talking about teaching English to non-native speakers. It is quite a difficult task, as there are a lot of factors which contribute to this. First and foremost, most of the learners, especially grown-ups, are too shy to express even what they know, let alone the new words that they had picked up. They are more conscious of the surroundings, what people would think and how they would react. They are more bothered about whether they would be laughed at.

Then, there is the influence of mother-tongue on them. I mean they try to translate literally word by word from the mother-tongue. In most of the cases, the structure adopted is Subject+object+Verb. But in the case of English, it is usually Subject+verb+object. So, this makes a lot of difference in their usage of the language.

The best way to overcome all these problems is by trying to teach a language from the young age itself.It is known to all of us that a child who is less than twelve has more grasping power than the grown-ups. that is how, we usually find children pick words and style of rendering during their kindergarten days or at primary level more easily than while they are in the high school. Teachers should try to teach them through games or in a playful method. If we include more of practical classes, it would have more effect on the students as what he/she learns would stay longer in his/her mind .

In case of grown-up learners, the need to learn would create a more impact on them. If they are placed in a situation where learning or speaking is a must, then they would definitely try to pick up the language. Always, the need is one of the most significant factors of learning.

Article Source: http://www.saching.com

About Author / Additional Info:

Additional Articles:
* How to maintain Work life balance
* Communication skills - Importance of good conversation
* Teen Pregnancy And How -To Reclaim Your Life
* Words from our Heart
* Joys of becoming a parent. Beautiful bond between parents and child

Does this article violate or infringe on your copyright ?
It is a violation of our terms for authors to submit content which they did not write and claim it as their own. If this article infringes on your copyrights, then use our Contact us form with the detailed proof of infringement along with the offending article's title, URL and writer name. If you do not hear back from us then contact us again in another 10 days. Thank you.

Comments on this article: (0 comments so far)

* Additional comments are now closed for this article *
Comment Comment By Comment Date

Article Views: 5519

Page copy protected against web site content infringement by Copyscape
Copyright 2010 saching.com - Do not copy articles from this website.

Important Disclaimer: All articles on this website are for general information only and is not a professional or experts advice. We do not own any responsibility for correctness or authenticity of the information presented in this article, or any loss or injury resulting from it. We do not endorse these articles, we are neither affiliated with the authors of these articles nor responsible for their content. Please see our disclaimer section for complete terms.

| Home | Disclaimer | Xhtml |