In the movie English Vinglish, directed by Gauri Shinde, a housewife Shashi is belittled and isolated by her husband and daughter simply because she cannot speak very good English. When she is in New York City, helping prepare her niece’s wedding, she decides to attend English learning class. During that time, not only has she improved her English speaking and listening skills, being able to order meal in fluent English, but also she gains ...
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...selves and everyone is very concentrated on studying together and listening to each other because they’ve already get used to the discussion routines. The school is dedicated to providing students a setting where they are able to interact with peers, getting involved in the teamworks and obtaining knowledge. What’s more, the school claims that it is not the language competence that builds up students’ confidence, but the interaction and communication. Therefore, this discussion routines not only boost students’ content learning, but also foster their self-confidence, not being embarrassed to ask questions and collaborating with teammates effectively, that cannot be obtained barely through enhancing language skill. The article exhibits an convincing example to elaborate self-confidence is obtained through constantly learning rather than superficial language capability.
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