Enhancing the English language capacity of rural children. An exploratory study with respect to schools in Puducherry . To observe how English is taught in rural schools at the primary level and thereby
Enhancing the English language capacity of rural children
An exploratory study with respect to schools in Puducherry
To observe how English is taught in rural schools at the primary level
Enhance English language proficiency including basic literacy skills of reading and writing.
Enable teachers to improve their teaching on the basis of the findings of the study.
Objectives Of the study
Most rural schools in India today have children with almost little or no exposure to the language.
Teachers from a similar background.
The Situation Today
To improve the language teacher and teaching.
To help rural learner connect with the outside world.
To improve their communicative skills.
Why is this project important?
To familiarize the child with the spoken language.
To help them shed inhibitions about English by using home language in class transaction.
Tomove from familiarizing the children with the language by enabling them to read and write, besides listening and speaking.
To ensure English language proficiency including basic literacy skills of reading and writing.
To enable teachers to improve their teaching of English on the basis of the findings of the study.
Collection and analysis of information regarding the status of teaching of English
Analysis of textbooks used in the State
Teacher development in the form of in-service teacher training
Two or Three schools for class room observations
Two or Three teachers per school
Representations from each of the control schools
Selection Of Schools
Test to assess their understanding
Case study to come out with a model class.
Interviewing teachers in Sample schools
Guidelines for observing classrooms
Criteria for evaluating textbooks
Teacher Schedule, Classroom observation / schedule
Tools For assessing the Impact on Teachers & Students
Play- Way method
Training in groups
Formulating Techniques for Teaching