How can we create the wonderful classroom atmosphere?
||Changing the physical settings;
||having a colorful and bright classrooms,
||using the classical music,
||using the costumes and colorful clothes,
||making different seating arrangements to enable the
interaction between the learners,
||Considering the Affective Factors;
||having a motto or different greeting sentences to motivate
and encourage the learners,
||having a new identity in order to make the learners
more risk takers,
(Suggestopedia; LOZANOV, Georgi ),
||Pair and group work activities. (Gattegno, Caleb. 1972-
||experiencing the imaginary life in the classroom,
||Using rhythmic repetitions in the classroom.
||instead of being the authority of the learning process,
behaving as a language counselor means someone
who is a skillful understander of the struggle students
face as they attempt to internalize another language.
By understanding students’ fears and being sensitive to
them, S/he can help students overcome their negative feelings
and turn them into positive energy to further their learning.
(Counseling &Community Language Learning)
||using more attractive words instead of the repulsive
/cold usages such as homework and exams in order to lower
the affective filter of the learners, (Affective Filter
||The input “i” should be slightly above the learner’s
current knowledge “i+1”. The language the students
are exposed needs to be understood by them in order not
to frustrate students with a heavy load of things to be
learned. (input theory; KRASHEN,Stephen;1985)
|Enjoy & Amusement