The Role of Translation activities as a Teaching Strategy in English Language Teaching for Rural Students
Keywords:Second Language, Translation, Translation Activities, Rural students, LSRW Skills
The human race on the globe lined with the letters and sounds of English. The English language has been proved as significant for a long time now. In this computerized era language is a nightmare to first-generation learners because it is costly in the market where they cannot afford to own. So, this paper is going to address the importance of the Translation and Translation Activities in language classrooms to teach first-generation learners and justify why the Translation method is suitable to rural background students to learn LSRW skills. It also explains how these learners are going to improve vocabulary, writing, and speaking styles, filling vocabulary gaps in L1 and L2, understanding concepts and word recall and retention.
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