DEVELOPING FLUENCY IN ENGLISH TO RURAL STUDENTS OF INDIA

Authors

Dr. R. Kannan (Professor)
Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education, Krishnankovil – 626 126, Tamil Nadu, India.

Abstract

English language is one of the international languages and widely spoken across globe. Moreover, it is the language of international business, law, science, technology, transport, economics, internet, etc. It is the medium of instruction in most of the schools, colleges, and Universities both public and private. In this scenario, learning English language and mastering the four skills of Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing are considered vital. The prime objective of this paper is to develop students’ fluency, which is the sub-skill of speaking, in English Language and to identify the reasons of their lack of fluency and try to find solutions with special reference to the rural students of India. The paper also identifies where students are lagging, why they are lagging, the possible reasons of their lagging, etc. Finally the paper suggests certain techniques and thereby making rural students to become fluent in English language. These techniques also make them to communicate with each other fluently and effectively in the personal and professional situations of their day to day life.