The Difference between Learning the L1 and The English L2 at school level
What is the difference between mother tongue and second language?
In the terminologies used in many European countries, the term “second language”/”second language” corresponds to the (first) foreign language, the language which is learned or acquired chronologically after the mother tongue, while the “first language” is identified with the mother tongue.
Learning the foreign language will allow the student to distance himself from the mother tongue and to establish language comparisons to try to identify the differences and similarities existing between the two languages. The development of knowledge of new cultural situations promotes in the learner the apprehension of others and different possibilities of choice. It should also be noted that the student constitutes himself as a subject of…
The aim of this article is to analyze the relationships between English as a Foreign Language (EFL) and Saraikis` Mother Language (SML) in the Pakistani school context, both in FLE classes and in teacher training courses.
In this assignment, we will examine the process of acquiring a native language and learning a foreign language, in order to better understand the importance in a school’s classroom. First of all, we will present some opinions of linguists on this theme. Then, we will see how the mother tongue intervenes in the learning of the foreign language and we will cite the notions of interference and inter-language. In addition, we will note the framework of learning a foreign language in a school class.
Likewise, we will critique our subject and give our personal experience, since at this time, we are exchange students. At the end, we will give a summary to say the conclusion of what we noticed during the research and composition of our assignment. The differences between the mother tongue system and that of the second language constitute the most difficult acquisition problems for the learner, and are therefore the most…
We believe that these reflections can establish a process in which the teacher and learners participate interactively in the construction of knowledge. A teacher who is aware of the facts of language can effectively benefit from linguistic occurrences in the classroom if, in teacher training courses, he has been alerted to questions concerning the alternation of languages
Pakistani`s educator who developed a theory and asserts that educational practices occur in historical, social, cultural, economic, and political contexts. This point of view has been well received especially by English foreign language (EFL) teachers, since it gives prestige and values both the learning of foreign languages and the interrelation between the mother tongue (LM) and the EFL, to the extent that this approach can facilitate and stimulate the student’s progress.
How important is the mother tongue in the learning process?
Research shows that mother tongue teaching is an essential factor for inclusion and quality learning and that it improves learning outcomes and academic performance.