Conventional methods of learning English exemplify passive learning with a limited success rate. Active Training of English Skills is much more effective than passive learning.
Disadvantages of Passive Language Learning
- The major weakness of passive learning is that it splits the language into different components – reading, writing, listening, grammar, and pronunciation – which you try to learn separately.
- When learners are not actively involved in the class, they continue to think in their native language. Whatever the instructor explains to them, they try to interpret it in their mother tongue. It gets nearly impossible to process the information intuitively or spontaneously.
- Because learners aren’t taught to think in English, they are unable to communicate in English.
Active learning helps students start speaking English fluently in less than a year.
Active learning is more than just listening: it involves the dynamic participation of scholars. They must use the language all…
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