ENGLISH LEARNING METHOD
English Learning Method
As we know that English is the medium of communication for all people in the world. So it is not only written but spoken as well. We can make a conclusion that learning the foreign language or the second language is needed habit formation, so English learners must practice a lot and continually for the foreign language they learn.
ENGLISH TEACHING METHOD FOR ELEMENTARY STUDENT
Most of the elementary teachers have not done the right way of teaching to the students.
They only teach the student to write and do the writing exercises and rarely practice and speak to each other.
Approach : This refers to theorist about language learning (Written English)
Method : A method is the practical realization of an approach (Spoken English)
Technique : A Common technique when using video and tape recorder programs.
GRAMMAR TRASLATION METHOD (GTM)
Grammar translation method is the unity between activities for grammar method and translation.
The students learn about phrases and non phrases that are for need to make a good sentence.
The translation method contains the translation activity texts that are done from the easiest to the most difficult sentence.
I. Technique of grammar translation method
1. Translation of literary passage
2. Reading Comprehension question
3. Antonyms / Synonyms
4. Fill – in – the – blanks
6. Use words in sentences
II. Technique in Direct Method
- Reading alone
- Question and answer exercise
- Conversation practice
- Fill – in – the – blanks
- Map Drawing
Mr. Michael has a drugstore in New York and now he has just bought another store in Chicago. Chicago is only seven miles from New York, Mr. Michael cannot get a telephone for his new drugstore, so he has just bought thirteen pigeons. Yesterday, a pigeon carried the first message from New York to Chicago. The bird covered the distance in 5 minutes. Up to now, Mr. Michael has sent a great many request for medicine and other great message from one drugstore to the other. In this way, he has begun own private ‘telephone’ service.
I. Translate the following sentences into English.
1. Dimana Mr. Michael membuka apotiknya yang kedua? (present perfect)
2. Dimana lokasi apotik pertamanya? (present tense)
3. Berapa jauhnya dari New York? (present tense)
4. Dapatkah Mr. Michael menelepon apotiknya yang baru? (present tense)
5. Apa yang dia beli?
II. Question Words (formula of QW)
- Where + have/has + subject + verb3 …?
- Where + to be + subject …?
- How far + to be + subject …?
- Modal auxiliary + subject + verb1 …?
- What + have/has + subject + verb3 …?
To be: is – am – are
Have is used for subject (they – we – I – you)
Has is used for subject (he-she-it)
Question words (what-why-where-when-who-how far)
What ask about thing.
Why ask about reason.
Where ask about place.
When ask about time.
Who ask about person.
How far ask about distance
III. Write down the sentence using: what happened or what has happened (at least five sentences of each event)
IV. Give the correct of the verbs in brackets. Do not refer to the passage until you finish the exercise.
Mr. Michael has a drugstore in New York and now he just (buy) another drugstore in Chicago. Chicago is only seven miles from New York, but Mr. Michael cannot get a telephone for his new drugstore, so he just (buy) thirteen pigeons. Yesterday, a pigeon (carry) the first message from Chicago to New York. The bird (cover) the distance in five minutes. Up to now, Mr. Michael (send) a great many request for medicine and other urgent message from one drugstore to the other. In this way, he (begin) his own private ‘telephone’ service.
V. Give the correct form of the verbs in brackets.
- What … you (buy) yesterday?
- Up till now, he never (lend) me everything.
- … you (burn) those old papers yet?
- He (fight) in Flanders in the First World War
- They already (leave).
- When … you (lose) your umbrella?
- … you (listen) to the concert last night>
- We just (win) the match.
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