English language and learning

Kumari, Khushbu (2018) English language and learning. Language and Language Teaching, 7 (2). pp. 50-51. ISSN 2277-307X

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Abstract

Language learning has come a long way in the last couple of decades. There is an increasingly common understanding in academia that a new language cannot be mastered unless it is acquired. Rote learning methods which were part of early school learning are now becoming obsolete. In the present scenario, the task/role of a language teacher is to present the target language to the learnerin a way so as to so as to engage her/him in learning. Language learning is a continuous process and it cannot be fixed in a time frame. In fact, to learn a language in a limited time frame is not possible. So a teacher ’s role is to develop an understanding, a flavour for the language. The book English Language and Learning by Skyler Hopkins addresses this issue quite technically.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Uncontrolled Keywords: Language learning,english language and learning
Subjects: Language
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University publications > Language and Language Teaching
Depositing User: Mr. Sachin Tirlapur
Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2019 15:26
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2019 15:26
URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/1893
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