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Intrinsic Motivation - A Most Powerful Force! What an incredible tool for motivating adult English language learners. It is at the heart of first-language acquisition and naturally most effective for acquiring second language. The challenge for adults is to make the second-language process more like the first-language process: make it meaningful, make it real, and make it active.
Some of the best strategies for you as an adult in learning English is to watch movies and television, to pay attention to the culture, and utilize internet access. It doesn't take long to realize that English has become almost a universal language.
In comparing words with similar meaning, in different languages, one would find that they are not 100% same. They may share 90% of the same meaning, but 10% are different. In case of English and Japanese, the difference can be found in words refer to people. It may show the difference of the language origin. It is the cultural background.
Few suggestions from Mr.Vineet Patawari - PGDM (IIM Indore), ACA, B.Com (H), founder CEO of www.fireup.co.in tells you a few effective tips on group discussion.
For years, I taught English to people who often ran out of class because they heard their child crying in the next room. They all had children or grandchildren under five, which meant they weren't always able to get to class, had no time for homework, and couldn't go anywhere in the afternoons. So why did I love my job?
This is an article about the author's experience teaching a class of immigrants to the United States of America and a description of some of the techniques the author used.