Theories, Methods & Techniques of Teaching - Repition Drill Example

 

So let's take an example of what those drills might involve. So here is an example of a repetition drill. I will model the language and then my class will repeat after me. So "This is a cup." "Spoon" ? "This is a spoon." "Knife" - "his is a knife." Thank you. The reason that it's called or also called the army method is that it was the method adopted by the United States military who had personnel stationed around the world at the end of Second World War and they realized that they needed those personnel to pick up the language very quickly and one of the positive things about this particular methodology is that you do very quickly learn vocabulary. Another positive thing about it is that you quickly learn the correct pronunciation of that vocabulary. However, there are some negative points to it. One of the things that the drills actually lack is some form of realistic context and the fact that these drills are out of context in any real situation in the world makes it very difficult to translate the knowledge that you pick up into a new situation. The second negative thing about it is that errors would very quickly try to be forced out of the students and it was realized that errors weren't in fact such a bad thing after all.


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This lesson is very good it talk about four present tenses what is different between them.For non-action verbs are not used in continuous forms but we use in simple form. I know about the rule with been or gone ,since and for and I have learned what kind of sentence that student mistakeIn this unit, I learned to recognize several present tense verb conjugations. For me, this is much more difficult than grammar and the identification of words in a sentence. The charts really helped me visualize the changing of the verbs from subject to subject and throughout the tenses.The course book is necessary for the teachers to have. It helps to see how and what to teach /prepare. The language vocabulary is a guide as a covered all the lessons. Sometimes teachers need to create the materials as well. Preparing lesson according to the course book is giving a hand.