The Important of Semantics Knowledge in Teaching English

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Name : Tri Yatmono
S.N: 52 1000 262
Class: B afternoon
Semester/SKS: V/ 2
Deadline: at November 09, 2012
Subject : Semantics
Lecturer: Wahyudi, M. Ed

Mid Term Test
Do you think it is important to apply or to use semantics knowledge in your teaching English to Senior/ Junior High School Students? Semantics knowledge is one of the most important element that should had by the teacher when they want to teaching English to their students in the class, and I think as the good teacher I should apply my semantics knowledge to teach them exactly to improving their language skill. As we know our students has different background, and it must be different culture also. So, we can show that from the difference itself, the students also have the different learning experience. In this time the teacher should know how to solving the problem of students when they want to produce a language. It is important to use semantic knowledge to teach High School students because that the good time for teacher to recognize or to make them aware, whether the students make a mistake in learning English or not. The teacher can repair or corrected some errors that students make in using or speaking English. And then, it is important to apply semantics knowledge to teach High school students because as we know almost all of High School Students is still have age under 20 years old, I think in this time the students has a critical thinking that always want to know about everything. So that is why we have to have enough knowledge related language linguistics that can help you to give them or to tell to them the solving of the problem that they have found in English language. And the next, the important of applying semantics knowledge to teaching English to High School students is as the good learners and the good teacher in processing of learning English as Foreign language, it would be better if we use English as the medium instruction to have a communication in the...