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Diary or Journal Writing

Diary writing is also called as journal writing. It is not an academic exercise, a business report, or a formal letter. It is such a personal composition. Someone can record their experiences, thought, understanding, and explanation about ideas or concepts in their diary or journal.

The aim of writing diary is different for everyone. It depends on the personality. For most students, writing diary or journal just considered as the exercises from the teacher. They do not know the importance of it because they do not understand how diary could be useful for their future. Read the rest of this entry »

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teaching narrative composition

teaching narrative composition

 

Basically, one of the target of teaching and learning in English at school is to make the students are able to communicate both in oral and in written language. Writing in English has important part besides the three skills in English (listening, speaking and reading). Through writing, people can communicate with others across places and time. But, students’ inability to communicate through written language appears to be problematic at school. Most students are poor writers. When they read textbooks at school to improve their writing skill, they get frustrated in writing. In the past, conventional teaching approaches primarily focuses on vocabulary and grammar lesson. Therefore, the effectiveness of using such teaching approaches is limited. Most students are still unable to communicate with other through written language. Here, pictures series have some importance and benefits if they are used as media to teach writing. But on the other hand, the use of pictures series also has some negative sides. Read the rest of this entry »

manage english class
manage english class

Managing an English class effectively is not easy, especially for us as English teachers to be. It focuses on English organizational teaching. We have to know what should be done to control the class. That is why we need to develop our skills on teaching. We can do it through some simple activities. For examples, we have to know how to understand ourselves, understand our students, create a supporting class condition, and prepare the lesson. Read the rest of this entry »