English Language Teaching: The Need for Change

  • Dr. Momodu Turay Research Scholar, Professor Fourah Bay College (University of Sierra Leone) Freetown, Sierra Leone


The teaching of English in Sierra Leone has for a long time now focused on the grammatical syllabus which has not adequately addressed the language crisis in the country. At Fourah Bay College, the introduction of the pilot course of Foundation Studies - which has some methodologies of Communicative Language Teaching - prompted the need to gauge the performance of the subjects who were engaged in this course (the mass communication subjects) and those who were not (the main stream Arts subjects). At the end, the mass communication subjects who were engaged in readings on contemporary issues and writing year - long projects performed better than their counterparts. The pilot study is therefore recommended as the appropriate approach that could help   address   the language problem in the country.



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TURAY, Dr. Momodu. English Language Teaching: The Need for Change. SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJELLH, [S.l.], v. 7, n. 10, p. 10, oct. 2019. ISSN 2582-3574. Available at: <https://ijellh.com/OJS/index.php/OJS/article/view/9977>. Date accessed: 14 july 2020.