TEACHERS’ PERCEPTION ON THE TEACHING AND LEARNING ENGLISH FOR YOUNG LEARNERS

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Rahmawati Nur Nanik Retnowati Milda Solinda

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In Indonesia, the English language as a foreign language. Many students learn English from elementary school, it means called there are still young learners. Young learners are different from adult learners. The aim of this research was may know how the teachers’ perception of teaching and learning English for young learners. A case study was used as the research design of the qualitative research, and 5 teachers at New Concept English Education Centre as a research participant. To get the data, the researcher used the questionnaire and interview guideline as a research instrument. The result of this study showed that the teacher's positive perception of teaching and learning English for young learners. In this research, there were two aspects that teachers’ perceptions of the characteristics of young learners and teachers’ perception of classroom activities for young learners. In the first aspect, all the participants claimedthat the characteristics of young learners are very active and hyperactive. Inthe seconds aspect of teachers’ perception of classroom activities for younglearners, the participants mentioned the advantages of songs, stories, andgames can help young learners more interested, confident, and motivated inlearning English. In other words, young learners will be happy and fun, and not easy to bored learning English from songs, stories, and games, young learners can improve their language skills.

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NUR, Rahmawati; RETNOWATI, Nanik; SOLINDA, Milda. TEACHERS’ PERCEPTION ON THE TEACHING AND LEARNING ENGLISH FOR YOUNG LEARNERS. Bogor English Student And Teacher (BEST) Conference, [S.l.], v. 2, p. 75-80, jan. 2021. ISSN 2721-0219. Available at: <http://pkm.uika-bogor.ac.id/index.php/best/article/view/802>. Date accessed: 15 june 2021.
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