TEACHING ENGLISH IN PRIMARY CLASSES
Keywords:teaching English, teaching challenges, motivation, students’ characteristics, primary classes
Secondly, to motivate the students in learning English, the teachers need to understand the students’ characteristics because they are still young and they need to get a special treatment from the teachers. Several experts also explain young learner’s aspects [2, 3, 4]. In addition, teachers should be well versed in the psychology of children, because every child has own character and own qualities. Therefore, it depends on the great knowledge of children psychology of teachers. Next, English teachers are required to design the class as comfortable as possible because the students like to move around and the physical movements will dominate the activities .
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