SYLLABUS AND MATERIALS FOR EFL SPEAKING SKILL AT THE PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES IN BANGLADESH: A REVIEW
The present study reviewed the syllabus and materials used for English language teaching at tertiary level to investigate whether they fulfill the ongoing demands in developing learners speaking the skill or not. The study showed that even though few courses have been taken by the EUB and NDUB authority to boost up students speaking skill, the lack of materials, and averseness of the proper utilization of course materials by the teachers as well as unwillingness of the students do not make the syllabus and materials fruitful for the development of students ‘oral skill of English language. And the result has been shown by collecting data through ongoing teaching speaking to the tertiary students of private universities of Bangladesh. The study suggested to include innovative steps of adding materials with current syllabus coping with the contents of certain courses and also has suggested transform oral language testing system from written to oral. It also has given focus on how teachers can adopt effective teaching materials to make the students experts in English language speaking through an interactive and motivating atmosphere in the classroom. Again, it emphasizes on some ground-breaking steps to establish several testing systems to identify leaner’s enhancement to their way of learning English speaking.