Teaching English as a foreign language

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    top 50 universities in the world and studying there is a dream of life for professionals, especially for teachers of English. As an English teacher who is pursuing further professional development I expect to undertake MA in TESOL program in one of the US universities. First, I want to be enrolled in the program that will integrate both the theories and practice of language teaching e.g. teaching language systems and skills in English as a foreign language, which will both equip me with theoretical understandings of teaching English in a foreign context. Moreover, I aim at the program that will have a considerable amount of input sessions aimed at enlarging my knowledge…

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    1.2 Statement of the Problem In the history of teaching English as a foreign language, there have been a great deal of studies investigating motivational factors for learners and teachers. (Hiromori, 2009; Manolopoulou and Sergi, 2004; Amrai, Elahi, Azizi Zalani, and Parhon, 2011). These factors can be grouped into three types as followings: a) integrative / instrumental, b) extrinsic / intrinsic, and c) global / situational, and task". According to the teachers, six factors are identified as…

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    English is taught as a foreign language in Libya, where the mother tongue is Arabic. In other words English is not an official language in Libya and it is not used as a medium of instruction in Education. It is thought that studying in the mother tongue is easier than in another language and it not used in delivering lectures. The current education system consists of three main stages: basic, intermediate, and higher education.. In the field of second or foreign language learning there are…

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    Culture-oriented English teaching in P.R. China I. Introduction: With the world economic and social development and globalization in the 21st century, it is an obvious circumstance which the number of overseas students in different countries has been snowballing. Facing the increasing severe talent market, more and more students in China do choose to have further education in foreign countries mainly in English-speaking countries to meet the standards of their personal internships.…

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    There are massive native English speakers and non-native speakers live in Britain together in recently. It is also able to hear different languages occasionally when people walk on the streets. However, the majority of people still use English as common communication languages in Britain and there are some differences between native English speakers and non-native speakers. Therefore, the aim of this essay is to examine the range of being an English native speaker in Britain can be considered as…

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    The United States, contrary to popular belief, does not have an official language. Although English is the de facto language of the United States, the Constitution makes "no reference to choice of a national language" (Heath, 1995, p.179). This tolerance of foreign languages, along with mass immigration, has enriched the linguistic diversity in the United States. Not surprisingly, this diversity has also made multilingual education an important component of American schooling—most American high…

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    CHAPTER I. THE ROLE OF NEW TECHNOLOGIES IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE TEACHING. 1.1. History background of new technologies 1.2. Benefits and disadvantages of new technologies CHAPTER II.NEW TECHNOLOGIES IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE TEACHING 2.1 .Multimedia technologies 2.2. Internet resources CHAPTER III. NEW TECHNOLOGIES IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE TEACHING. 3.1. Practical application of information technologies at English lessons…… 3.2. Forms of work with computer software at the foreign language lessons… CONCLUSION…

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    Statement of the Problem Many English teachers in China use a traditional language teaching approach and provide few opportunities for students to practice English speaking. Chinese EFL students’ oral speaking tends to be ignored. Thus, many Chinese EFL learners are not able to speak fluent English. The national education system in China has implemented an official policy, which mandates that English is a required course from Grade three till post-graduate level (He, 2015). This indicates that…

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    The use of computer assisted language has received both criticism and attention in equal measure from language teachers throughout the world; this is attributed to the computer revolution which has increased computer literacy levels due to incorporation of computers in teaching programs in modern education. Arguably computers have many advantages, hence there increased utilization in language institutions, this has mainly benefited the young generation. However, at times computers and teachers…

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    Almost everything that a person does involves language at some point in their lives, from eating a restaurant, to conducting a meeting in the office, or even talking with a friend. Language is an essential part of human society and everything it involves. It is assumed that linguistics involves learning lots of different languages, however, it is actually focused on the workings of language. The study of linguistics involves answering the following questions: • Why is it that we have different…

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