THU HA NGUYEN (ENGLISH TEACHER)
HUONG NGUYEN (Thai Nguyen University, Vietnam)

THE IMPLEMENTATION OF CLT TO ENGAGE UNSUCCESSFUL OR LESS SUCCESSFUL LEARNERS IN SPEAKING ACTIVITIES. : LANGUAGE LEARNING

This research involves in implementing CLT at University of Economics – Technology for Industries, Vietnam to engage unsuccessful or less successful learners in speaking activities. This has been done by quantitative and qualitative research method. Two hundred and forty 2nd years students at UNETI, Vietnam selected for the study. Firstly, the oral competence of participants is evaluated through a pre-test. Then, a group is taught by traditional method and the other is taught by CLT by only one good teacher. The post-test evaluates the English communicative competence of learners in four classes. Observation, test, questionnaire and interview are used to get information about the effective and the limitation of using CLT in engaging less successful or unsuccessful learners in speaking activities. Finding revealed that CLT is a suitable teaching method to engage reluctant learners of UNETI in speaking English. In addition, it helps teachers find the problems of students in speaking skill and find out the best way to solve these problems in order to improve the students’ speaking skill.

An English teacher at University of Economics - Technology for Industries, Vietnam. Bachelor in TESOL, major in English in 2002. Master of Applied Linguistic at La Trobe University, Australia in 2008. PhD degree of English Language Education in 2018. 2 international articles about ELT Taken in some international ELT Seminar

English teacher at Thai Nguyen University of Agriculture and Forestry, Vietnam. Bachelor of English, majored in Teaching English Methodology in 2002. MA degree in English Language in 2010 PhD Degree in English Language Education in 2018. 3 articles. Taken part in some international seminar and workshop on ELT