Why and How to Learn Englis


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a short presentation for college students to motivate and to impress that learning english is not really difficult if the right kinds of efforts are made. includes a few tips to learn english the easy way.

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Why and How to Learn Englis

  1. 1. m n RAJU
  2. 2. <ul><li>English knowing Indians? </li></ul><ul><li>First language speakers – world? </li></ul><ul><li>ESL & EFL users – world? </li></ul><ul><li>People learning English right now? </li></ul>10 to 25 crores 40 crores 70 crores Over a 100 crores
  3. 3. <ul><li>Language of science & technology (90%) </li></ul><ul><li>Language of global travel & business </li></ul><ul><li>internet (80% - 100 crore pages) </li></ul><ul><li>Library language </li></ul><ul><li>Window on the world </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Ever evolving </li></ul><ul><li>Ever expanding </li></ul><ul><li>Largest vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>(5,00,000 to 10,00,000 words) </li></ul><ul><li>Many forms and many varieties </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>To acquire knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>To study abroad </li></ul><ul><li>To improve job potential </li></ul><ul><li>To progress in career </li></ul><ul><li>To be a better professional </li></ul><ul><li>For better living standards </li></ul><ul><li>To be world class </li></ul>
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  7. 7. <ul><li>Simple alphabet – 26 letters & 44 sounds </li></ul><ul><li>Short Words – many are monosyllabic </li></ul><ul><li>Easy plurals   - very few exceptions </li></ul><ul><li>Only one word for &quot;you&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Very few inflections </li></ul><ul><li>English is everywhere </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>uppercase letters </li></ul><ul><li>A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z </li></ul><ul><li>lowercase letters </li></ul><ul><li>a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z </li></ul>his is the new British Council phonemic chart. Help your students hear the sounds of English by clicking on the symbols below. Click on the top right hand corner of each symbol to hear sample words including the sounds.
  9. 9. <ul><li>Use </li></ul><ul><li>Be confident & be positive </li></ul><ul><li>Be relaxed & comfortable </li></ul><ul><li>Use every opportunity </li></ul><ul><li>Aim at fluency </li></ul><ul><li>(accuracy comes later) </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Beginner </li></ul><ul><li>Elementary </li></ul><ul><li>Intermediate </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced </li></ul><ul><li>Proficient </li></ul><ul><li>(know your current level, your target level, </li></ul><ul><li>your enthusiasm, your opportunity) </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Depends on </li></ul><ul><li>How motivated you are </li></ul><ul><li>How good a learner you are </li></ul><ul><li>How intensive you work </li></ul><ul><li>Your current & target levels </li></ul><ul><li>How much time you spend using English </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>No </li></ul><ul><li>(grammar is only for exams) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Learn from context </li></ul><ul><li>Glory has so many friends because she is a gregarious woman. </li></ul><ul><li>Raju can be quite gauche ; he often blows his nose in the class. </li></ul><ul><li>Regular Use </li></ul><ul><li>Remember   </li></ul><ul><li>Reinforce </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Any Learners’ Dictionary </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>can be imparted </li></ul><ul><li>Skills </li></ul><ul><li>have to be learnt </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Work Hard </li></ul><ul><li>Depends a lot on you </li></ul><ul><li>Be patient with progress </li></ul><ul><li>Set aside time </li></ul><ul><li>Practise, practise, practise </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Language is </li></ul><ul><li>easy to LEARN , </li></ul><ul><li>tough to TEACH </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Internal Motivation </li></ul><ul><li>You don’t need a reason </li></ul><ul><li>Be interested & enjoy learning </li></ul><ul><li>External Motivation </li></ul><ul><li>Many influencing factors </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Set Goals </li></ul><ul><li>Short term </li></ul><ul><li>Long term </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Work Outside Class </li></ul><ul><li>Listen </li></ul><ul><li>Read </li></ul><ul><li>Speak </li></ul><ul><li>Write </li></ul><ul><li>Watch </li></ul><ul><li>Browse </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>Learn to Ask Questions </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t be afraid </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t hesitate </li></ul>
  22. 23. This slideshow is available at www.slideshare.net/lionnagaraju www.authorstream.com/tag/lionnagaraju To receive useful sms messages on English language grammar, punctuation, spelling, common errors, usage etc, send sms JOIN mnRAJU to 9219592195