TEACHING ENGLISH FOR YOUNG LEARNERS IN THAI CONTEXT

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Anisya Muhaeriah

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This study explores the experience of trainers during their training with Thai elementary school teachers. This training is conducted to teach Thai students learning English. The aims of the study was to insvestigate the teaching process, materials used, instructional activity and the teacher perception in teaching English for young learners in Thai context. The data were collected through qualitative methods by using observation and interview. The result of this recent study showed that the teachers used English textbooks, flashcards, some games and role-play in activities and the materials in the classroom. The teacher also have some problems in teaching English , inadequate facilities in the classroom is the problem of the teacher who wants to teach English and the student ability as the foreign language student still didn’t understand the English in the school, most student cannot read Latin letters, they are still difficult to read in Latin letters. They more often use their language that is their own script or ‘Phasa Thai’.

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MUHAERIAH, Anisya. TEACHING ENGLISH FOR YOUNG LEARNERS IN THAI CONTEXT. Bogor English Student And Teacher (BEST) Conference, [S.l.], v. 2, p. 1-8, jan. 2021. ISSN 2721-0219. Available at: <http://pkm.uika-bogor.ac.id/index.php/best/article/view/764>. Date accessed: 15 june 2021.
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