Many factors can affect foreign and second language learning one of those is low self-esteem. English language teachers can boost self-confidence in their classrooms with the right kind of praise.
For English language teachers, it is important to know when planning lessons that the temporary storage space available in the short-term working memory system is limited.
If a student seems to be having difficulties with their English language studies, you may have to investigate the cause in order to provide a solution. Check whether your students had difficulties acquiring any of the language skills in their L1 and if they still have difficulties.
There are always a number of students in foreign language classes that can't seem to keep up with the pace of the other students. The following four theories may help teachers pinpoint the root of their ESL / EFL students' difficulties.