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    Teaching in schools

    Hi, How can English be taught effectively in schools of non-native speakers? Thanking you in advance, H.L.S.V.

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    Re: Teaching in schools

    What age range?


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    Hi, How can English be taught effectively in schools of non- native speakers for the age group between ten & twenty?


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    Quote Originally Posted by H.L.S.Vasan View Post
    Hi, How can English be taught effectively in schools of non-native speakers? Thanking you in advance, H.L.S.V.

    It could be very hard to teach English in schools of non-native speakers.
    Well, that's the point there right?
    It is hard to teach English because the students are not using the language. That's a great challenge for you dude. Wish you luck.
    You know what? I am Korean. At first, It was really hard to adapt to the language, which is English. My English teacher was a Filipino. And she spoke like a Native English speaker. There were times that I know that she's tired physically and mentally. But she said one day, during the discussion, "I will never get tired of teaching you guys! So, please be cooperative." I liked her style. Maybe that's why my English is much better now than before.
    Well, I was just sharing my experiences. Learning English could be just a piece of cake if the learner is willing to do anything. "No pain, no gain."

    Thank you for reading.....
    Kate/Abby


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    Re: Teaching in schools

    Quote Originally Posted by H.L.S.Vasan View Post
    Hi, How can English be taught effectively in schools of non- native speakers for the age group between ten & twenty?

    Start with the basics dude.
    Like my English teacher did.
    Common greetings and expressions, and you must know a little about their native language.

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    Re: Teaching in schools

    A lot depends on the curriculum that you have to follow. Is it a traditional or a modern one?


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    The curriculum is the modern one. Apart from this ,is there any novel method used in the other parts of the world? Please let me know.

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