Transcript of "Motivating young children to learn English."
Motivation is the attitude towards the
accomplishment of a task.
It involves a combination of effort, wishes to
learn and a positive attitude. Because of that,
attitude and motivation are directly related.
We can distinguish
between two types
Children are more motivated to learn English and retain knowledge
when presented with music, games and total physical response
We must try to maintain a fun and happy learning environment.
Activities should be varied and motivating.
Teach English with songs(Head, shoulder, knees and toes
Include a wide variety of games and activities (movement games, group
games, whole class activities, activities with plasticine…)
Use a puppet
Use visual aids
Teach with realia
Teach with flashcards