Some of our students go to China and do well after a long period of language study, oral and written. But here in Fiji, in all levels from primary to tertiary, they seem to struggle.
How can the Ministry test oral English?
This is a one-to-one exercise that is essential for knowing the standard of communication and improving it. There are many teachers who speak too quickly, who confuse "work" and "walk" etc., who say "Is that clear?" and get a (false) affirmative answer. The teaching of phonics at the earliest stage of acquiring the 52 sounds of English would seem to be essential.Home | Top