Teaching Vocabulary Words are the substance of language and language is the repository of knowledge. As C.L Wren remarks, “Of all world languages, English probably has the vocabulary which is the most copious, heterogeneous and varied”. Neither is it possible, nor is it necessary to learn all these words. F.G French classifies words in relation to its users. H
Computer Assisted Instruction (CAI) It is defined as an interaction between a student, a computer controlled display and a response entry device for the purpose of achieving educational outcomes. It is essentially learning with computers and not about computers. Advantages Learning is individualized. Increases the teacher’s resources. Less time is needed t
Teaching Machine It is a device designed to be operated by an individual student. It can interact with the student to a remarkable degree. Its features are: The students is presented with a question by some form of display on the machine. The student must respond overtly. He must either write an answer or push a button to indicate the correct answer. The student is informed
Teaching Prose The prose texts usually consist of a collection of essays, novels and modern dramas. The study of prose concentrates fully on the study of language. The teacher reads the text aloud observing stress, intonation and rhythm. The students listen carefully and pick up both the style of utterance and the ideas expressed in the text. While teaching prose, the teacher shoul
Aims of Teaching Poetry To spur the latent creative talents of the students. To give pleasure. To lay the foundation for an adequate appreciation of what is beautiful in life. To ease the ennui caused by the intensive study of other subjects. To develop power of imagination. To train the emotions, develop aesthetic sense and create love for English literature.
Teaching Poetry Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings, recollected in tranquility- William Wordsworth Poetry is the rhythmic creation of beauty- Edgar Allan Poe Poetry is musical thought- Thomas Carlyle If poetry does not come as leaves to a tree, it is better not to have come at all- John Keats Just as musicians uses sounds, the poet