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ERIC Number: ED524164
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jul
Pages: 22
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 12
ISSN: ISSN-1694-609X
The Comparison of Oral Language Acquisition for Grade 1-3 in Taiwan and America
Wu, Min-Ping; Hsieh, Sheng-Wen
Online Submission, International Journal of Instruction v1 n2 p3-24 Jul 2008
This study focused on the English language teaching methodologies used by a small number of the ELD teachers in Fullerton school district in the United States and EFL teachers in ABC school in Taiwan. The instruments, interview, observation and field notes, were used to gather the evidences of useful oral language teaching methodologies. Results indicate that most of the methodologies utilized in the ELD and EFL programs are consistent with each other. However, the ELD teachers were more capable to provide valuable resolution of the obstacles of teaching oral language as well as the instances of delivering oral language methodologies. The researcher made an action plan targeted to findings of the following questions. 1. What materials are used to deliver oral language instruction in both countries? 2 What methodologies are the most useful and well-liked by students? 3. How are students motivated to acquire English oral language skills in both countries? (Contains 2 tables.)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Grade 1; Grade 2; Grade 3
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: California; Taiwan