Applications of Communicative Language Teaching Techniques in Reading Classes: A Special Focus on Junior Colleges in Telangana Region (India)

Manjulatha Devi Gudepu

Abstract


Having worked in several Junior Colleges for many years and taught the students of both First and Second Year of Intermediate, the researcher was motivated to investigate into the perilous problems of both pedagogues and learners in teaching and learning, in order to discover judicious remedies for their irradiation. A prime focus on learners and teaching methods have provided an understanding to the researcher that too much interference of regional language, lack of reading habits and total absence of learning activities are the major causes for the poor communicative ability of students. The researcher’s experiments with students of different learning capacities and the presentation of data analysis in the paper confirm the adaptability of communicative approach in reading classes. The paper accentuates the need for promoting learning ambience in English classrooms through compulsory participation of every student in various modes of interactions. It also offers an explanation regarding the role of teachers and students in communicative classes. Focusing on language acquisition through communicative approach the author proceeds to highlight the effectiveness of the approach and suggests reforms in reading activities in English class. In conclusion, the paper asserts that communicative ability is strengthened through reading and judicious implementation of teaching strategies will be successful in training and guiding the students to acquire sound communicative ability.


Full Text: PDF DOI: 10.5430/wjel.v3n2p57

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World Journal of English Language
ISSN 1925-0703(Print)   ISSN 1925-0711(Online)

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