Implementing Visual Strategies in L2 Acquisition Process for EFL Autistic Elementary Learners: Bangladesh Perspective

Shamsi Farzana, Mahbubul i Hoque, Md. Rabiul Alam

Abstract


Language, the vary mode of communication, has been very necessary for the varied classes and occupations. Visual strategies help the teachers enormously assist the special need especially the autistic children. Second language acquisition jeopardizes because of their eye contact problem and no social activities. In Bangladesh, autistic centers are working vigorously with a view to making them vocal and agreeable. By this time, it is visible in the various educational policies and programs that visual aids make a tremendous success to autistic learners. However, in Bangladesh, the ratio of autistic learners shifting to the normal school is very few. This notion is going to be changed day by day because of parental consciousness, national campaigns, and institutional advanced logistic supports and teachers’ training as well. The objective of this research is to trace out the current scenario of autistic learners’ ratio of reaction to the visual strategies. It is an empirical research depicting the English as a foreign language special need children’s L2 acquisition in Bangladesh which undoubtedly needs to be improved to achieve success in their future academic and physiological life.

Aus. J. Bus. Sco S. & IT. Vol 4(3), July 2018, P 103-109

Keywords


Second Language Acquisition; English as a Foreign Language Learners; Autism and Visual Strategies; Special Children

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