Towards the Development of Communicative Language Approach for Adult EFL Students of the Community College, Taif University, KSA

Abdulamir Alamin, Sawsan Ahmed

Abstract


The paper describes the experience of the author as a teacher in general English language skills program. In this paper an attempt will be made to briefly deal with the notion of communication, communicative language teaching, and its implications for teaching English as a foreign language students through language skills post-secondary program. Firstly, this paper aims to describe the problems that the students tend to have in these multi-level classes regardless of the difference in their age and sex. Suggestions will be given as how the teachers in these classrooms can do better to improve the students’ performance. Then, it will suggest some strategies to successfully ‘teach’ these students, given the fact that all have different language skills that need to be improved. To achieve this goal, we shall look at the teaching process and suggest some ways to improve the teaching quality and students’ learning and motivation.


Full Text: PDF DOI: 10.5539/elt.v6n1p20

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English Language Teaching       ISSN 1916-4742 (Print)   ISSN  1916-4750 (Online)

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