Arzu - a detailed analysis
of a language learner
by Kendall Peet
Language Learning Objectives
Language learning objectives for the learner
The objectives listed below and the suggestions made are in accordance with the understanding that Arzu will continue to attend International House. Therefore, the suggestions made are in addition to the content included within the Cutting Edge Intermediate Text, to be covered in class. I have included objectives relating to grammar and lexis in the writing/reading section.
Arzu feels that speaking is the area where she would most like to improve. Arzu is also predominantly an auditory learner. The first priority, therefore, is to concentrate on areas that relate directly to oral communication.
In class I would use dialogue and script to present new lexis/language. I would utilise tapescripts and recordings from various class text and supplement this with material that I prepare in circumstances where I cannot find a tapescript with the language I need.
A personal action plan
I recommend that Arzu: