The arguments against the use of the teachers i interviewed made no bones mother tongue about their making liberal use of the mother tongue on the lines of the old the mother tongue is certainly an grammar-translation method. Use mother tongue or not february 1, 2017 multilingual education arai4ona in recent times, as standards of living continue to rise, learning foreign languages became one of the basic requirements of the 21 st century. The use of the mother tongue in language teaching -1- this essay is copyright under the creative commons attribution - noncommercial - share alike 30 unported licence. The use of mother tongue in foreign language teaching from teachers' practice and perspective m naci kayaoğlu abstract there has been a longstanding debate over whether the use of mother tongue in efl classes should be.
The rising action introduces tan's conflict with her mother tongue and proper english and how this relates to her mother the climax shows and explains how tan rejects the idea that her mother's english is in need of fixing while explaining how she viewed english tests as subjective. Although empirical research has shown that the use of mother tongue or lingua franca in early literacy and content learning stages is more effective than use of a foreign second language, 12-14 there is a paucity of empirical. Mother tongue by amy tan i am not a scholar of english or literature i cannot give you much more than personal opinions on the english language and its variations in this country or others.
For these learners, using the mother tongue in early education leads to a better understanding of the curriculum content and to a more positive attitude towards school there are a number of reasons for this. The proponents of the direct method advocated that mother tongue must be banished from the class on the other hand, the advocates of bilingual and grammar translated method went to the other extreme and opted for the liberal use of mother tongue. Amend l2 learning by the use of the mother tongue: if the l1 facilitates learning, then we use it (p 8) taking the facilitating function of l1 in teaching l2, in a clean and brief categorization wharton (2007.
Education act, which requires instruction to be conducted in the mother tongue in grades 1-3 this study is thus a survey in which interviews and questionnaires were used to gather data from pupils, parents, school heads, infant teachers and teachers-in-charge of infant departments. This research reports the use of mother tongue in an efl classroom setting of high school students in chitwan the research used classroom observation of 4 teachers and questionnaire responses of too students and 20 high school english head teachers. Iv abstract this study sought to find out the influence of use of mother tongue on students' performance of english in kcse in gatundu district, kiambu county, kenya. In mother tongue, we get a glimpse of the experiences amy tan had growing up in a home where english was not the first language the broken english spoken by tan's mother had far reaching effects. Mother tongue- based multilingual education (mtb-mle) one of the changes in basic education curriculum brought about by the new k-12 program is the introduction of mother tongue- based multilingual education (mtb-mle) specifically in kindergarten, grades 1, 2 and 3 to support the goal of every child- a- reader and a -writer by grade 1.
Review focuses on these mother tongue-based bilingual and multilingual education programmes th is review is intended to assist unesco, the lead international educational agency, to develop clear guidelines and principles for language policy in early education, particularly within the context of the dakar. Mother tongue: the language of heart and mind mother tongue is the language that a person grows up speaking from childhood it's also known as the first language or native language. Use tan's ideas about different kinds of english from mother tongue as a basis to consider the kinds of english you encounter every day then write an essay in which you explain the use of english in your life and communications. Tan uses all three of aristotle's rhetorical styles (ethos, logos, and pathos) in her essay mother tongue first of all, she uses ethos in the first couple of paragraphs to establish her identity as a writer.
The use of mother tongue (l1) in foreign language classrooms is inevitable in this paper, the use and functions of it in various classes have been analyzed and discussed. Overall, the higher the level of the student, the less they agree to the use of the mother-tongue in the classroom for example, with regard to the use of l1 to explain grammar, beginners are significantly in favour (31%) and intermediate and advanced are almost unanimously against (7% and 0%. As shown in table 2 very few 2 (111%) of the teacher respondents preferred their learners to use mother tongue during lessons, while the majority 10 (556%) preferred their learners to use english instead of mother tongue, 3 167% preferred to use kiswahili and another 3 (167%) teachers preferred to code switch between english and kiswahili.
Mother tongue is defined as the first language that a person learns and the language used in that person's home country an example of mother tongue is english for someone born in america yourdictionary definition and usage example. It is undignified, self-disrespecting, foolish, and unjustified, not only for us, but also for our mother tongue disadvantage of using mother tongue as medium of instructions: actually there is no disadvantage of using mother tongue as medium of instruction or education. The variety known as snake plant usually has green banded leaves, while the variety called mother-in-law's tongue typically features a yellow border these plants are among the toughest of all houseplants—they can withstand virtually any conditions. Decided to carry out a small study on the use of the mother tongue in the croatian context the purpose of this study was to support the fact that in the efl classes croatian plays only a supportive and facilitating role.