TECHNOLOGY IN THE ESL / EFL CLASSROOM

TECHNOLOGY IN THE EFL / ESL CLASSROOM

Get Started. It's Free
or sign up with your email address
Rocket clouds
TECHNOLOGY IN THE ESL / EFL CLASSROOM by Mind Map: TECHNOLOGY IN THE ESL / EFL CLASSROOM

1. What is the meaning of ESL?

1.1. English as a Second Language

1.1.1. When student learn English in a country in which English is the mother tongue

2. What is the Meaning of EFL?

2.1. English as a Foreing Languge

2.1.1. Students learn English in a country in which English is not the mother tongue

3. Technology, nowadays has become in an important tool for learning a language for two types of learners.

3.1. VISUAL LEARNERS

3.1.1. Learns best when information is presented visually and in a picture or design format

3.1.2. In a classroom setting, benefits from instructors who use visual aids such as film, video, maps, and charts

3.1.3. Benefits from information obtained from the pictures and diagrams in textbooks

3.1.4. Tends to like to work in a quiet room and may not like to work in study groups

3.1.5. When trying to remember something, can often visualize a picture of it in his/her mind

3.1.6. May have an artistic side that enjoys activities having to do with visual art and design

3.1.7. May not remember verbal directions

3.2. AUDIO LEARNERS

3.2.1. Like to talk

3.2.2. Talk to self

3.2.3. Lose concentration easily

3.2.4. Prefer spoken directions over written directions

3.2.5. Enjoy music

3.2.6. Read with whispering lip movements

3.2.7. Remember names

3.2.8. Sing

3.2.9. Cannot concentrate when noisy

3.2.10. Extroverted

3.2.11. Like listening

3.2.12. Prefer lecture and discussion

3.2.13. Prefer verbal praise from teachers

4. TECHNOLOGICAL TOOLS TO BE USED WITH THESE LEARNERS

4.1. Record lectures for repeated listening

4.2. Use rhymes to help memorize

4.3. Say study material (read onto a recorder and listen repeatedly for reviews)

4.4. Read aloud

4.5. Discuss the material

4.6. Listen carefully

4.7. Sound out words

4.8. Say words in syllables

4.9. Talk through problems; paraphrase ideas about new concepts

4.10. Paraphrase directions

4.11. Talk about illustrations and diagrams in texts

4.12. Videos

4.13. Infographic information

4.14. Presentations

5. CONCLUSION

5.1. Technology has become part of our lives, education is not the exception and as teachers we have the mission to adapt technological tool to the teaching learning process, these facilities experiences by visual learners and audio learners will improve their capacity to acquire a new language but, the teacher must find a middle point and not relai all the responsibility on technology