A Psychological Approach in Acquiring Second Language

International Journal of Computer & Organization Trends (IJCOT)          
© 2014 by IJCOT Journal
Volume - 4 Issue - 1
Year of Publication : 2014
Authors :  Saranya J
DOI :  10.14445/22492593/IJCOT-V4P308


Saranya J. "A Psychological Approach in Acquiring Second Language",International Journal of Computer & organization Trends  (IJCOT), V4(1):15-16 Jan - Feb 2014, ISSN:2249-2593,  www.ijcotjournal.org. Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.


The learning of English language in schools or colleges proves to be a tough task in which it often doesn’t give the satisfactory result. Since the young people spend years of time in studying the English language, they duly pass in the written examination but they fail to command over the language. They fail to communicate in English with the native speakers of English. What are the reasons behind it? The foremost and important reason is that we are not the native speakers and many situational bounds.
When comparing the learning of English language with the mother-tongue it gives really a surprising and shocking result. The difference is that a child acquires the mother-tongue, but he has to put enormous effort to learn the English language. The difference lies in acquiring and learning. This comparison indicates that there must be something basically wrong with the current methods of teaching languages and we need a revolutionary change. Our modern psychology looks for an explanation of the failure of routine methods and formulation of more efficient and fruitful techniques.


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