i choose this subject of erea the topic: Culture in teaching English as an international language in CLT curriculum Please discuss the four competence in the essay. The length of the essay should be 2250 - 2750 words Criteria & Marking: 1. Introduction – statement of research topic and organisation of the paper specified. All sections are included in the essay. 2. Literature review – mastery of concepts and findings, covered in sufficient detail. 35% 3. Clarity of communication. 25% 4. Style and presentation, the length of the essay is within the word limit. 15%
Culture in teaching English as an International Language in CLT Curriculum Student`s Name Institutional Affiliation Culture in Teaching English as an International Language in CLT Curriculum Language is a means of expressing our emotions, desires, feelings, needs and thoughts. These are expressed in symbols, words or gestures, all of which can be considered language. Language has been defined as a basic form of communication that addresses the physical, verbal and the biological forms of communication. To learn a foreign language means more than just mastering its grammar, vocabulary, and phonology. Communicative Language Teaching (CLT) and the use of culture in English language teaching have been widely debated. Some have criticized the incorporation of culture in the teaching of English as an international language while others have passionately defended it, arguing that it is valuable in facilitating learning and understand of language. Most scholars believe that learning a foreign language results to the acquisition of the norm and culture of the target language by the learner. This paper will discuss the role that culture plays in the teaching of a foreign language. Around the globe, English is ranked as the most commonly used language. It first spread during the colonial period and continued thereafter due to the superiority of USA in both economics and politics. It is used i...