COLORFUL ACTIVITY SUPPORT FOR LEARNING ENGLISH PROCESS OF PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTSThe Ministry of National Education has prepared new guidebooks in order to increase productivity in foreign language education during distance education. Minister of National Education Ziya Selçuk announced that students from all levels of education varying from 2nd grade to 8th grade can find the new English Activity Guide including books, fascicules and audio files in the EBA platform adding that, "The guide includes various different student based activities and projects teaching critical thinking and different approaches in various different fields such as maths, sciences, social sciences and visual arts. I believe that all students from 2nd grade to 8th grade and English teachers will enjoy following this new source."
The Ministry of National Education continues to carry out activities in order to increase the quality of foreign language education as a part of its goal to teach how to communicate in at least one foreign language.
Within the context of these activities, the Ministry has prepared new and enjoyable activity guidebooks in English in an effort to support 4 basic language skills namely speaking, listening, reading and writing.
Books entitled, "Communicative Supplementary Materials for English Language Teachers and Students" are prepared for all grade levels varying from 2nd grade to 8th grade by English teachers under the guidance of expert consultant academicians.
The guide includes a total of 70 fascicules and 7 books made up of 1642 pages as well as audio files.
The activity guide offers information and activity practice steps at the beginning of every skill based activity for teachers. This allows teachers to follow activity plans and help students to make most of language skill development processes.
The activity guide which was prepared in order to increase the productivity in the foreign language education by supporting distance education activities carried out during the Covid-19 pandemic can be seen in EBA's http://tegmmateryal.eba.gov.tr web page.
Noting that the Ministry prioritizes foreign language education, Minister Selçuk said that they aim at improving basic language skills of students with the supplementary materials they produced.
"We are aiming at preparing our children to the skills of the 21st century and teaching them that language is a part of life. They should learn how to communicate in a foreign language. New supplementary materials are prepared according to interdisciplinary approach mentioned among the goals of the 2023 Education Vision. The guide includes various different student based activities and projects teaching critical thinking and different approaches in various different fields such as maths, sciences, social sciences and visual arts. I believe that all students from 2nd grade to 8th grade and English teachers will enjoy following this new source," added Selçuk.