Tutor profile: Mary S.
What is the importance of learning the Greek language?
According to linguists more than 150,000 English words are derived from Greek and it is the base of many other European languages. Many scientific, technical, and every day words come from Greek. In fact, an examination of prefixes and word stems are Greek and one can guess the meaning of an English word from these elements.
How does writing influence literacy and language acquisition?
Writing provides learners with a situation for developing language skills. By practicing writing and rewriting, the learner masters essential aspects of language use in a variety of ways Writing requires practice composing, developing and analyzing. However, the writer is not confined solely to the rules of the language but is free to be creative and use language patterns in an interesting and exciting manner. The writing process is an essential tool for linguistic development.
Subject: English as a Second Language
What is the main factor that has the greatest impact on students' learning a second language?
Motivation plays a significant role in the success of second and foreign language learning.. It is the driving force that initiates learning. However, teachers have the responsibility to increase and support a learner's motivation throughout the learning process.
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