A Successful Foreign Language Learner. Prof. Yi-Ping Wu. The Seventh Group. Group Members. 9331372 Carlos Dong. 9331376 Lisa Wu. 9331338 Zoë Lee. 9331378 Vicky Lin. Introduction. The Purpose of the Study. Why do we choose her? - The first reason
A Successful Foreign Language Learner
Prof. Yi-Ping Wu
The Seventh Group
- The first reason
We want to know that how she conquered many
problems in foreigner country.
- The second reason
She always tells us how to learn English better.
She is a good example who spent seven years
studying aboard and now is a English teacher.
-Deguang Catholic Girls' High School
-B.A in English Literature atProvidence University
- Ph.D. in Literature at the University of Texas at Dallas
-junior high school
-senior high school
We planned a number of questionsbefore the interview.
We asked for some extra information.
She did the questionnaire of learning styles.
Professor Wu excels in spatial, musical, and
Professor Wu is moderately extroverted
Professor Wu has intrinsic and instrumental motivation.
Professor Wu tends to be visual , field-independent,
reflective, and has no particular dominance on
- Practice and drill
She listens to radio and watches American TV programseveryday.
- Habit formation
She keeps practicing and repeating the language constantly to form her habit of saying those sentences.
She admired a teacher’s teaching, so she started to imitate that teacher.
- Positive and corrective feedback
She felt confident in learning second language.
When Professor Wu studied abroad, she had
many chances to communicate with others.
Professor Wu started to learn English at ten.
She improved her speaking skills by talking with
more advanced learners.
I+1 (I= comprehensible input)-- read more
Choose a proper materialto read
Imitate the structure of authentic articles
Listen to ICRT and watch English videos
Seize every opportunity to speak in English.
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