Dyslexic learners in the EFL classroom - Coggle Diagram
Dyslexic learners in the EFL classroom
Dyslexia is like running a race with invisible hurdles on the field.
Nobody sees the hurdles that is why they do not understand dyslexic people.
We have to teach them how to jump hurdles.
In this case, they can reach the finish line.
What is dyslexia?
They have difficulties in accurate and fluent word recognition.
difficulties in performance and academic improvement
It has a neurobiological origin.
They have shorter memory span.
They have smaller working capacity.
Reduced phonemic awareness
difficulties in perceiving differences between sounds
difficulties in sound-letter association
It is a specific learning difference and not an illness.
How many people can be dyslexic?
1 in 10 people
It means that there are 2 students in a classroom who might be dyslexic in some level.
Language learning can be difficult for a dyslexic student.
How can a teacher help?
divided texts into sections
Spelling can be difficult in a foreign language: English
Sometimes they find out dyslexia during learning foreign languages.
Multisensory technique games