Using of L1 in the English class room
Methods & Procedure
Student Questionnaire on the Use of L1 in the English Classroom
Teacher Questionnaire on the Use of L1 in the English Classroom
Table 1: Classroom observation results
Table 2: Results of the questionnaires on the use of L1 in the English classroom.
Why L1 is used in the English classrooms (Reasons of using L1)
Effectiveness of L1 as a useful language teaching apparatus at the primary level.
Design an observation sheet (mention at least ten reasons for the use of L1) to observe for English language teachers, teaching any language skill to the students.
Analyze the data qualitatively and provide the details and conclusion along recommendation.
Using L1 in the English Classroom
There have always been contradicting views about whether to use the mother tongue of the students in the foreign language classroom. The monolingual approach suggests that the target language ought to be the sole medium of communication, implying the prohibition of the native language would maximize the effectiveness of learning the target language.
A proponent of the monolingual approach, Krashen has argued that people learning foreign languages follow basically the same route as they acquire their mother tongue, hence the use of the mother tongue in the learning process should be...