To be able to determine the role of social
interactive process in Learning Language Arts
To be able to understand the importance of
social interaction in the communication process
To be able to participate actively on the given
activity related to social interactive process
is the process of communicating by sending and
receiving wordless messages.
is the process of two or more people working or acting in
Accommodation is the process of creating a new schema.
Assimilation the process of fitting a new experience into an
existing or previously created cognitive structure or
Social Conflict is the struggle for agency or power within a
society to gain control of scarce resources.
Competition is a contest between people or groups of
people for control over resources.
Body language part of social interaction that uses bodily
All social animals engage in interaction. What makes
human interaction so different is the capacity to use
language. Language symbols are used. Sociologists
often describe human interaction as symbolic
Social interaction is possible through signs and
Understanding Social Interaction
In sociology, social interaction is a dynamic,
changing sequence of social actions between
individuals or groups.
Talking is a method of communication
that is a model example of social
interaction. Through social interactions
like conversation, individuals are able to
form groups and coordinate behavior.
interaction, for interaction is meaningful or
intelligent only when the participant share a
common universe or communiting of symbols,
words or names.”- Charles Anderson
interaction is mutual influences that
individual and groups have on one another in
their attempt to solve problems and their
straining towards goals.” - Arnold W. Green.
Learning theory of Lev Vygotsky
-that children acquire new knowledge through meaningful
interaction with other people
-cognitive development was the result of social
interaction within the environment.
Focuses on social structure/ peer collaboration. He
believes in the fundamental role of social interaction in
the development of cognition.
-stated that community is key in the process of making
meaning. Learning comes from within (skill base) and
from without (society).
-teachers focus on hands-on learning involving the real
world/ society through team work and/ or peer
1) The main function of language is social
2) Learning is social and requires interaction with
3) Knowledge develops first through social
interaction and then becomes an internalized
part of the cognitive structure of the learner.
4) Learning events must take into account the
socio-cultural context of cognition, or daily life
1) to provide support as the child develops new
understanding through social interaction
2) to mediate learning cooperatively with support
3) to be flexible, depending on the child's response
to an activity
4) to vary the amount of support, from giving direct
instruction to making subtle suggestions
learn the language skills through social
Social interaction is so important for without it, the
world wouldn't be the same. People wouldn't be able
to share ideas with one another (cultural diffusion)
and the world would be bland and boring.
Being acquainted with social interactive process will
help you learn the language arts and will develop
your communicative competence.
Yang, Tae-sik, Teaching Language Arts for
Multicultural Education. Seoul National University of