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ANALYZING TEACHING PRACTICES OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHERS AT INTER LEVEL IN GOVERNMENT AND PRIVATE COLLEGES: A COMPARATIVE STUDY
The present study is a comparative study of private and government colleges regarding pedagogical skills of English language teachers and their effectiveness in developing communication skills in undergraduates. Major objectives were to analyze and compare teaching methods used by teachers in both private and government colleges and to evaluate utility of these methods in developing active skills of English language in students..
In 2002, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni launched the Presidential Initiative on AIDS Strategy for Communication to Youth (PIASCY) to promote abstinence and life skills education among the school-aged children who are the majority in Uganda. The purpose of the study was to examine the role of PIASCY Program as a means of HIV prevention in primary schools of Uganda. Emphasis was in primary schools of Kampala district. The study adopted a Survey research design. Five hundred fifty one (551) subjects and ten (10) schools participated in the study with. These were selected using simple random sampling, stratified and purposive sampling. The instruments of data collection included questionnaires, observation guides and Interviews. Data was analyzed using descriptive statistics namely: Frequencies, percentages and means; presented in form of tables. Findings from the study revealed that PIASCY program was not effectively implemented due to lack of facilities and resource materials. In light of these findings, the researchers recommended that more facilities and materials should be provided.
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Ali Al-Issa , Ali Al Bulushi
""Research on the importance and centrality of language training in teacher education programmes has shown that language improvement components in such programmes may stimulate overall development among teachers. In the light of this, the present paper looks into the absence of serious efforts to include language training components in ESL teacher education programmes in India. The first part of this paper focuses on the views of some experts about language proficiency of English teachers; the second part critically presents an overview of language teacher education programme in India; and in the last part, a few feasible solutions to the problems are highlighted. "" http://www.britishcouncil.in/sites/solas_in/files/documents/Starting%20Stimulating%20and%20Sustaining%20English%20Language%20Teacher%20Education%20and%20Development_0.pdf
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Effectiveness of Games in English Language Learning at Elementary Level in Government Schools in Sargodha, Pakistan
- Kainat Aqsa Department of English Language and Literature, The University of Lahore, Sargodha Campus, Sargodha Pakistan.
- Wajid Riaz Department of English Language and Literature, The University of Lahore, Sargodha Campus, Sargodha Pakistan.
Learning second language is a challenging task if the learning is concerned with the vocabulary, grammar, and other skills of L2. Pakistan is country where L2 learning is difficult for both teachers and students. The results of this study show the same problem and the main reason are the traditional methodologies which are used for teaching. The researcher has selected educational games through the teachers of intermediate level of Sargodha, Pakistan in which they teach English as a subject. The hypotheses show that teaching through games can be more effective. Through quantitative procedure data has been collected from teachers who are teaching English at the elementary level. The research shows the process of using language games and the help which pupils may receive from games. The results of the research show that using games for language teaching are effective for learning vocabulary. However, games should be integrated with proper guideline because difficulties are shown in the research findings such as noise and disturbance in the classroom. It has resulted that language games are effective for learning L2 and teachers should need to integrate language games with other activities in the classroom because students are motivated and learn the language effectively.
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A study of the implementation of the communicative approach to English language teaching in lower secondary classes
Noor Muhammad Sheikh , Aga Khan University, Institute for Educational Development, Karachi
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Master of Education (M. Ed.)
Institute for Educational Development, Karachi
English language and its teaching has been a controversial issue since independence of the country. In spite of that it still enjoys a 'privileged position' in our country. Presently, English as a foreign language is being taught from primary classes onwards, mostly through Grammar Translation Method, in the government schools. This method has failed to develop students' communicative skills. Therefore, the government has introduced a functional notional syllabus of English language underlying the philosophy of Communicative Approach to Language Teaching. The purpose of this study was to find out the facilitating and inhibiting factors in the implementation of the Communicative Approach in the English language teaching in lower secondary classes. In order to make Communicative Approach effective, several lessons were planned based on Nunan's (1993) notion of communicative task in collaboration with two teachers and taught by them in the lower secondary classes in one of the government schools. A case study method was used in this research. To gather relevant information, interview and observation were used as main techniques. The findings related to pre-intervention stage indicate that the teachers seemed unaware of the purpose of the new English textbooks and the teaching pedagogy. They felt confident to teach through Grammar Translation Method. Their teaching seemed very much examination oriented. The findings pertaining to intervention and post intervention stages reveal that some facilitating factors such as teachers' positive attitudes, collegiality, support from the head and mentoring contributed towards the implementation of the Communicative Approach to English language teaching. The teachers and the students tended to show their positive attitude towards Communicative Approach. Both teachers and students felt that this approach helps develop a context of language learning in the classroom. However, some problems such as large classes, teachers' and students' language proficiency, teachers' knowledge of language and teaching methods hindered the implementation of Communicative Approach.
Sheikh, N. (1995). A study of the implementation of the communicative approach to English language teaching in lower secondary classes (Unpublished master's dissertation). Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan.
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