Year: 2016 | Month: July | Volume: 3 | Issue: 7 | Pages: 20-25
Improving Nigerian and Malaysian Primary School Students Vocabulary Skills Using Flash Cards
Iliyasu Hussaini1, Lee Ming Foong1, Dikko Suleiman2, Abba Aji Abubakar3
1Faculty of Technical & Vocational Education, UniversitiTun Hussein Onn Malaysia.
2Universal Basic Education Commission, Abuja, Nigeria.
3Faculty of Educational Studies, University Putra Malaysia.
Corresponding Author: Iliyasu Hussaini
Flashcards are becoming very popular in the globe, the aim of this article is to introduce the importance of using flashcards, how to use them in language teaching. Especially in Nigerian and Malaysian primary levels and to construct an actual purpose for language use and offer a reasonable perspective for language study. This article is will introduce how Flashcards could be utilized in teaching vocabulary in three phases of planning, presentation, and review phases. It is recommended that language teachers should use flashcards when learning English vocabulary in Nigerian and Malaysian primary schools.
Key words: Flashcards, Vocabulary, Primary students and foreign language.