TEACHING PART OF SPEECH AND WORD GROUPS AS UNITS OF MEANING IN ESP SPEAKING CLASS

Urwatus Silvia Rahmah

Abstract


English for Specific Purposes (ESP) is known as a learner-centered
approach to teach English as a foreign or second language. Students learn
English for a specific purpose, represented by studying subject matter, to
gain and develop appropriate knowledge and skills through English. They
have to perform task in English, meanwhile they are also supposed to be
mastered in speaking skill. The objective of this paper is to build the
student’s speaking ability effectively by using English. Teaching part of
speech and word groups as units of meaning are used in the class. They
have to know the words first and then able to classify them as basic of
their speaking. The activities include in some parts, they have listening
section to start the activity, then grouping the students and asking them
to tell the information in front of the class. The aims of this activity are to
encourage their competence in English speaking and also make them
involve in speaking class. Thus, this paper aims to give a clear explanation
and a deeper insight about teaching part of speech and word groups as
unit of meaning, stimulate all of teachers of ESP to implement the
material in their teaching processes and make them realize in choosing the
appropriate material to teach their students.

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