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Creative teaching approaches in reading for ESL learners and how it can empower ESL teachers' professional development


Ling, Sharon Jie Jing and Mohamed Ilias, Annur Alisa and Othman, Moomala and Ismail, Lilliati and Aralas, Dalia (2018) Creative teaching approaches in reading for ESL learners and how it can empower ESL teachers' professional development. In: 12th Malaysia International Conference on English Language Teaching (MICELT) 2018, 5-6 Oct. 2018, TNC (PI) Building, Universiti Putra Malaysia. (pp. 211-222).


Creativity is one of the approaches used for ESL learners and teachers. It aims to improve learners’ approaches of learning and to discover ESL teachers’ strength in teaching. Studies have shown that through creativity, it can help to improve ESL learners’ method of learning and to improve ESL teachers’ way of teaching. Reading will be our main focus. This paper will be highlighting or studying on the various creative approaches in the teaching of reading and their effectiveness in developing ESL proficiency among learners and also to empower ESL teachers’ professional development. Inclusive are the reasons for these approaches and when these approaches are used among ESL learners and teachers. Using various approaches will not only make communication more engaging, but also make learners more creative in learning, and also to increase ESL teachers’ strength in professional development, such as when it is done in teaching. This paper will provide teachers with a repertoire of reading skill approaches which will be helpful in developing ESL learners’ proficiency and empowering ESL teachers’ professional development.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Divisions: Faculty of Educational Studies
Publisher: Faculty of Educational Studies, Universiti Putra Malaysia
Keywords: Reading skill; ESL learners and teachers; Engaging; Creative; Professional development; Proficiency; Repertoire; Strength; Approaches; Empowering
Depositing User: Nabilah Mustapa
Date Deposited: 04 Mar 2019 00:17
Last Modified: 04 Mar 2019 00:17
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/66681
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