INTERACTION IN ENGLISH LANGUAJE CLASSROOMS TO ENHANCE STUDENTS'…
INTERACTION IN ENGLISH LANGUAJE CLASSROOMS TO ENHANCE STUDENTS' LANGUAGE LEARNING
Vygotskian sociocultural theory
The act of language learning as a social activity
Children build their knowledge through the help and scaffolding of more knowledgeable peers or teachers Interaction in the classroom refers to the conversation between teachers and students.
Interaction in the classrooms
refers to the
Conversation between teachers and students
as well as
Among the students
which active participation and learning of the students becomes vital.
part of the sociocultural activities
students construct knowledge collaboratively.
between and among various parties in the classroom have been referred to as educational talk
Students’ participation in interactions
can help them enrich their linguistic resources
build their confidence to communicate with others in English.
Topics that generated the conversations among them
matched their abilities presented a micro level challenges in managing interactions.
Jong and Hawley’s (1995)
etting up group roles, teacher monitoring and evaluation, peer evaluation, appropriate group size and configuration quite useful.
There are three stages
in my lessons
Pair Interaction (Interaction with their peers sitting together or next to them)
Group Interaction (Groups of 4-5 students)
1.Interaction of the students with the teacher (Teacher Student Whole-Class Interaction)
The idea of teacher monitoring took place during the process
evaluate the extent and forms of interactions students conducted during the process
at the same time, provide feedback
support to the weaker students.