Learning english

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November, 2010.
Learning English is very important because it is an universal language and you can need it for looking for a job, teaching other people, moving another country and so on; so as a learner, you need to consider the reasons for learning it, importance, contexts, characteristics as a good learner and others. Now, when we talk about a language learner, say that is a person who isimmersing in learning a new language, may be for specifics and different purposes according to their life. And a language acquisition is a process to acquire and to learn a second language. This is like improving learning process that during time that learner is advancing to a level according to his/her knowledge.
In the all World we can find many reasons to learn a language. Some of them can be forpersonal necessities, professional obligations or because people like it. For example, personal necessities are when people have moved into a different country and they need to be able to operate in that place. Also, many people think to learn another language will be useful in some way for international communication. Professional obligation is when people have to use the new language in thebusiness world. Students need English for academic purposes, for example, in the high school, university or college. In some cases people learn English because they like it. They do not have a particular reason, but they wish to learn to speak, write and read, so it is very important because English or another language can give them the possibility to work or enjoy of new cultures in a differentcountry. People have a new objective in their life. Learning English is not easy but is a good opportunity to be a good professional and is a good personal life’s experience.
On the other hand, to learn English is very important to consider many different contexts, for example: we can find E.F.L (English Foreign Language) E.S.L (English as a Second Language) and E.S.O.L (English for Speakers ofOther Languages), so the context in which the language is learnt, is still of considerable relevance to the kind of English, they will want and need to study, and the skills they will need to acquire. Also, there are schools which learn English in primary and high school depending of the country and one-to-one teaching, large classes, virtual learning and others context for acquiring a language.There are different ages to learn: Children, adolescent and adults. The main characteristic whose describe children is the following: They take information from whatever is going around them. Also they learn more easily by senses, this is: seeing, hearing and touching. Moreover children have an excellent ability to learn a new Lge. More easily tan adolescent and adults would do. Theirlearning process should be associated with experiences. On the other hand, Adolescents whose have an abstract though, it means they can think more about abstract ideas. Also they have a potential ability for creativity when topics are about interest things for them so that their motivation increases successfully. As a final point, Adults, due to they are more grown than adolescent and children are. Theyare disciplined students and having a clear understanding. Adults have a main characteristic this is they have a lot of previous learning experience which make difference between previous ages.
“Because students at different ages have different characteristics, the way we teach them will differ too” pag. 15
On the other hand exist learning styles: 1) The Neuro-Linguistic Programming(NLP) every person has a different way to learn (Ontologically) this is: Visual, auditory and kinaesthetic. Some people may learn more successfully by visual aids than auditory, but another one may learn more easily by kinaesthetic activities but it may difficult by auditory to so on. Every one of us is different so that we have to use the way that make us feel comfortable in learning process. 2)...
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