Three strategies for true beginners of an outreach program of a public university in the current context of education in Costa Rica

Many students do not have fundamental knowledge of their first language and do not know some basic concepts such as parts of speech and how they function. They do not know the basic mechanics of writing and do not have the habits of reading and studying. As a consequence, when they embark on the jou...

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Main Author: Borge González, Lucrecia
Other Authors: Vargas Zúñiga, Juan Pablo
Format: Otro
Language: Inglés
Published: Universidad Nacional, Costa Rica 2021
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Online Access: http://hdl.handle.net/11056/21840
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spelling RepoUNACR218402021-11-08T19:59:44Z Three strategies for true beginners of an outreach program of a public university in the current context of education in Costa Rica Borge González, Lucrecia Vargas Zúñiga, Juan Pablo LANGUAGE TEACHING ENGLISH PUBLIC TEACHING HIGHER LEVEL EDUCATION THOUGHT LEARNING ENSEÑANZA DE IDIOMAS INGLÉS ENSEÑANZA PÚBLICA ENSEÑANZA SUPERIOR PENSAMIENTO APRENDIZAJE Many students do not have fundamental knowledge of their first language and do not know some basic concepts such as parts of speech and how they function. They do not know the basic mechanics of writing and do not have the habits of reading and studying. As a consequence, when they embark on the journey of studying English in a private or an outreach course program, the process of learning the new language becomes a difficult, frustrating task for them. Very often it takes this population more time to learn and understand how the new language works until they are able to construct their own speech starting with simple coherent sentences. Under these circumstances, the teaching process is now more arduous for English teachers. The educators have to adapt to these deficiencies and must use different resources to remedy and repair these empty holes in the background knowledge mesh that students need to build the basis of the new language. Have course programs become more lenient? Have their goals to graduate students been lowered? As a result, in this chain of events, has the quality of English these students speak when they graduate from these outreach course programs decreased? These are questions we may not be able to respond to for now. The proposal of this paper is aimed at strengthening the initial knowledge of beginning learners of English so that they become more proficient, autonomous, and knowledgeable English learners and speakers. Universidad Nacional, Costa Rica División de Educología 2021-11-01T21:42:49Z 2021-11-01T21:42:49Z 2021 http://purl.org/coar/resource_type/c_bdcc http://hdl.handle.net/11056/21840 eng Acceso abierto Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 Internacional http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/ application/pdf Universidad Nacional, Costa Rica
institution Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica
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topic LANGUAGE TEACHING
ENGLISH
PUBLIC TEACHING
HIGHER LEVEL EDUCATION
THOUGHT
LEARNING
ENSEÑANZA DE IDIOMAS
INGLÉS
ENSEÑANZA PÚBLICA
ENSEÑANZA SUPERIOR
PENSAMIENTO
APRENDIZAJE
spellingShingle LANGUAGE TEACHING
ENGLISH
PUBLIC TEACHING
HIGHER LEVEL EDUCATION
THOUGHT
LEARNING
ENSEÑANZA DE IDIOMAS
INGLÉS
ENSEÑANZA PÚBLICA
ENSEÑANZA SUPERIOR
PENSAMIENTO
APRENDIZAJE
Borge González, Lucrecia
Three strategies for true beginners of an outreach program of a public university in the current context of education in Costa Rica
description Many students do not have fundamental knowledge of their first language and do not know some basic concepts such as parts of speech and how they function. They do not know the basic mechanics of writing and do not have the habits of reading and studying. As a consequence, when they embark on the journey of studying English in a private or an outreach course program, the process of learning the new language becomes a difficult, frustrating task for them. Very often it takes this population more time to learn and understand how the new language works until they are able to construct their own speech starting with simple coherent sentences. Under these circumstances, the teaching process is now more arduous for English teachers. The educators have to adapt to these deficiencies and must use different resources to remedy and repair these empty holes in the background knowledge mesh that students need to build the basis of the new language. Have course programs become more lenient? Have their goals to graduate students been lowered? As a result, in this chain of events, has the quality of English these students speak when they graduate from these outreach course programs decreased? These are questions we may not be able to respond to for now. The proposal of this paper is aimed at strengthening the initial knowledge of beginning learners of English so that they become more proficient, autonomous, and knowledgeable English learners and speakers.
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title Three strategies for true beginners of an outreach program of a public university in the current context of education in Costa Rica
title_short Three strategies for true beginners of an outreach program of a public university in the current context of education in Costa Rica
title_full Three strategies for true beginners of an outreach program of a public university in the current context of education in Costa Rica
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