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Title: Teacher’s Perspective on The Use of Pictures in English Teaching: A Study at Anak Terang Pre-School
Authors: Alviani, Kristin Widya
Keywords: teaching English;young learners;pictures;teachers’ perspective
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: Program Studi Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris FBS-UKSW
Abstract: The idea of learning English since kindergarten level has been widely grown in almost all nonEnglish speaking countries, like Indonesia. However, as an EFL learner, learning English canbring about some difficulties for them. Thus, the use of pictures in teaching English to young learners is used to assist their learning. This study is aimed at investigating the use of pictures for teaching English to young learners. For that purpose, three English teachers of Anak Terang preSchool were involved. From the obsevation in their class, and from the interview, the study revealed that there are two types of pictures used in teaching to help students learning. The teachers stated their underlying reasons of using each pictures in their class. It stimulates students’ interest, due the requirement of curriculum, and assists both teachers and students in teaching learning process. The used of pictures also brings advantages, such as it allows the students to see the concrete things and assisting the students to understand the material easier; and the disadvantages, such as the use of pictures could not be maximal if the material was about moveable creatures and it is difficult when not all of the students are familiar with the pictures.
URI: http://repository.uksw.edu/handle/123456789/9857
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