7 Capacities of the English Language


Executed by:
Student of Moldova University of European Studies,
Faculty of Foreign Languages,
4th academic year (I- IV)

  1. Introduction
  As suggested by the title, this compartment is about the skills of teaching and learning English as a foreign language: reading, writing, speaking, listening, vocabulary cultivation, grammar practice and pronunciation. All those skills deal with communication (of any type) that is important in all subject areas in the curriculum. Hence, literacy should have a central position in the curriculum. Only a competent teacher with long and varied experience can provide those skills in order to obtain good results at the English lessons from the 2nd or 3rd forms up to the 12th. Every form requires different teaching methods and approaches.
  Even so, there will be always pupils/ students with different levels of literacy which means that there are some pupils /students who fail to acquire and understand the given information. One solution for this problem in our schools is the division of the classes in smaller groups consisting of 10-15 pupils. It makes, of course, the teacher’s job easier and more efficient and pupils’ understanding – deeper.
  Other things being equal, the more time students have to study the facts, a principle or practice a skill, the better they learn. Teaching and study time in school, as well as student work done at home, advance students’ learning.
  In school and in life, students face a diversity of circumstances
that require language skills. For this reason, the pupils need more experience with varieties of reading, listening, writing speaking and other activities that would help them to acquire the skills they need to be successful and correspond to the circumstances.
  The exams/ tests also represent an efficient method to develop pupils’ skills, especially if they are made by their English teacher and...