Aims, Content and Principles of FLT – Formative Aim →  August 30, 2011

Formative Aim The idea of formative instruction attracts more and more attention of educationalists. By formative instruction we mean switching from explanatory type of teaching to independent search of knowledge. Psychologists and didacticians consider it necessary to share with the learners the experience of creative, gnostic activity which constitutes formative aims of instruction. Investigations in […]

Aims, Content and Principles of FLT – Educational Aim →  August 30, 2011

Educational Aim The instructional aim is closely connected with the educational one because learning a FL advances moral and aesthetic education. Teachers and methodologists pay much attention to educational capacities in the teaching/learning process. Of great importance is the linguistic aspect – the contextual side of the material in the foreign language: texts, exercises, ostensive […]

Teaching Grammar →  August 30, 2011

Teaching Grammar   The term grammar is perhaps one of the most misused and misunderstood words that pertain to language. Generally, the term has come to encompass not only the structure of a language but also aspects of usage and social acceptability. Teaching grammar may be defined as the study and description of the grammar […]

Observation Games →  August 30, 2011

Observation Games   1. Point-and-Say This is the simplest of the observation games. Simply divide the group into two teams, and touch or hold up an object the name of which has been taught. Members of each team take their turn in naming the object by pointing and saying: “That’s a (an) …” If someone […]

Guessing Games →  August 30, 2011

Guessing Games 1. What’s In It? One team is given a bag and the other a box. At the disposal of both teams is a locker full of objects the names of which are known to the group. Each team takes it turn in coming to the locker and selecting an object without showing it […]

Teaching Reading →  August 30, 2011

Teaching Reading   Reading is a complex process of language acquisition. It is closely connected with the comprehension of what is read, consequently it is a complicated intellectual activity. It requires the ability on the part of the reader to carry out a number of mental operations: analysis, synthesis, induction, deduction, comparison and others. There […]

Developing of Learner’s Interest →  August 30, 2011

Developing of Learner’s Interest   No work is likely to be successfully accomplished if the learner is not interested in what he is doing, but in our effort to interest the pupil we must take care that the quality of teaching does not suffer. Habit-forming work has the reputation of being dull and tedious. The […]

Aims, Content and Principles of FLT – Practical aim →  August 29, 2011

Aims, Content and Principles of FLT Aims are understood here as anticipated, planned results of teaching/learning process. To guide the learners in their instruction and education practical, instructional, educative and formative aims are realized. Practical aim It is now recognized that teaching a FL is a task concerned above all with language, and especially with […]

Aims, Content and Principles of FLT – Instructional Aim →  August 29, 2011

Instructional Aim By instructional aim we mean imparting to the learners some knowledge about nature, society, thinking and modes of activity, which will help the students to become confident users of a FL and versatile thinkers. They will adapt the acquired habits and skills for expressing their thoughts and ideas and for communicating effectively with […]

Motivation in TEFL →  August 29, 2011

Motivation in TEFL Most students study English because they believe it will benefit them in one way or another. They see English as a means to communicate, to fulfil certain education requirements, to travel abroad, to gain access to the culture of English-speaking nations, or simply to meet more people. But even though students’ initial […]