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Strategies for English as the second language for Rural Students-A Task Based Approach

Journal: International Journal of English, Literature and Social Science (Vol.7, No. 4)

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Page : 382-384

Keywords : English Language; Pedagogy; Teaching methodology; Rural students; Difficulties; Learning Environment; Task Based Approach;

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Today situation in colleges, students from rural areas suffered a lot for learning English as second Language Since most of the students are first generation learners, English language seems to be an alien to them. Our examination system is such that it makes students rote memorization rather than testing their analytical and creative skills. Acquisition of mother tongue is natural phenomenon but learning of secondary language can be hampered by social, cultural background and level of awareness of students. Task Based activities are set up with social situations so that students can have meaningful discussions with one another. Group work is the indispensable Task-Based Learning, this type of classroom arrangement creates a completely different atmosphere from that of a traditional teacher centered class, Task-Based Language Teaching is successful in developing the speaking skills of learners. It has been accepted as an effective Language Teaching Methodology for developing the purpose driven communicative language which is built around the use of real-world tasks. Present paper focuses on the problem of rural student by analyzing critical factors and the methodology to follow for the rural students

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