Two ESL Computer Programs and Relevant Teaching Theories Introduction: This essay analyzes two computer programs designed for use in second language classrooms and discusses relevant teaching theories. 1) “Learn to Speak English,” Version 8.1, from The Learning Company, is a comprehensive program designed to serve as a complete learning resource to help students develop proficiency in all aspects of language learning. 2) “Learn English as a Second Language: Possessives, Verb + Infinitive, and the Past,” from Standard Deviants, is a supplementary unit, providing a more light hearted approach to learning simple vocabulary and several grammar components. Each program receives overall evaluation and analysis of approach to teaching a specific...The end:
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