- Lærerstuderende 4. år
- Læreruddannelsen Aalborg
Modulopgave, Undervisningsplan: Four language skills
Opgaven er skrevet i forbindelse med sprogtilegnelseslæren på den internationale linje.
How can I as an English teacher make sure that the four language skills are thoroughly processed and presented, when teaching a second language?
Scaffolding and Zone of Proximal Development 2
The four skills 3
Introduction to the class 5
Introduction to Lesson-Plan 5
Lesson Plan 5
Incorporation of skills in lesson plan. 10
Task Based Learning 11
Scaffolding and Zone of Proximal Development 11
With English being considered as one of the international languages of the world it is of great importance that we teach our young pupils how to properly make use of the language. If we give them the chance to get acquainted with English at an early age, we have a better chance of preparing them for future communication in a world that is continuously becoming more and more globalized. With this ever-growing interest – and dependence of what is beyond our own borders, it is important that we prepare our young students and give them the best possible chance of succeeding.
When learning a new language, it is of great importance that you acquire different language skills. In order for you to be able to communicate in a language you must be somewhat proficient in 4 different language skills: Speaking, Writing, Listening and Reading. This skillset allows you to communicate properly with people.
The four language skills are what is required for us to fully comprehend a language as a whole. The mentioned skills can be further categorised into two different types. We call these the Passive and the Active Language skills (The receptive and productive). In the category of passive skills, you find Listening and reading. In situations where these are practised the learner is somewhat passive and acts as a recipient of information by reading or hearing information. Writing and Speaking are active skills. When practicing these it is required of the student to be active and productive. This can be sound when speaking or creating letters, words and sentences while writing. (Vandergrift and Goh, 2012)
With these skills being so important for language acquisition I immediately got to thinking;
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