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Language Teaching Methods

Subject : teaching
Instructions:
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1. Create situations and present materials to encourage positive reception and retention; exude authority and confidence






2. Control of structures of sound; form & order; mastery over symbols of L2; native speaker mastery






3. Based on structure- grammar and vocab; items introduced by grammatical complexity






4. Learning cannot lead to acquisition; learning- a conscious process; acquisition- a natural - subconscious process






5. A list of structures and vocab - graded by grammatical complexity






6. Learning occurs through suggestion - when learners are in deeply relaxed state; baroque music used to induce state






7. Unique materials' colored rods; coded pronunciation and vocab charts






8. No basic text; initially use voice - gestures and action; later use materials and media






9. Language is a set of structures related to situations






10. Active and direct role - 'director' of stage play with students as actors






11. Repetition; substitution drills; avoid translation and grammar explanation; students not allowed to make mistakes






12. Ten-unit courses consisting of 1 -200 word dialogues - graded by vocab and grammar






13. Must teach - test - get out of way; remain impassive; resist temptation to model - assist - direct - or exhort






14. Leaning L2 and L1 different; L2 learning is intellectual; feel music of language; silent awareness - then active trial






15. Use language meaningful to promote learning; activities involving real communication






16. L2 learning same as L1; comprehension before production; carry out commands and reduction of stress






17. Information sharing; negotiation of meaning & interaction






18. Authority; has all control; corrects students; assign tasks to be memorized






19. Should try to lose themselves in activities involving meaningful communication






20. Objectives reflect needs of learners; include functional skills & linguistic objectives






21. To be able to read literature in L2; translate L2 to L1 and vice versa; achieve proficiency in L2 reading and writing






22. Act as model in presenting structures; lead drill practice; correct errors; test progress






23. Literary language is superior to spoken language






24. Maintain passive state; allow materials to work on them






25. Relies on text and visual aids; test is tightly organized - has structurally graded lessons






26. Learners are members of a community; learning not an individual accomplishment - but is achieved collaboratively






27. Translation; reading comp; memorization of vocab lists; identify synonyms - antonyms - cognates - deductive application of grammar rules






28. Listen and perform; little influence over content of learning






29. Counselling and parent analogy; provide safe environment for students to learn and grow






30. Student respond to commands - questions - visual cues; encourage and shape oral responses; no grammar explanation or modeling






31. Texts - tapes - classroom items and music; texts must have force and literary quality






32. Literary passages to be translated; vocab and grammar based lessons based on passages






33. Read and write; no control over content; memorize; answer-usually written






34. Answer and ask questions - use L2 and communicate as if in real situations






35. Initiatives - question and answer - role play; listening exercises while deeply relaxed






36. Use L2 exclusively; inductive grammar; much speaking - T to Ss and Ss to Ss; dictation






37. Habit formation; skills learned more effectively if oral before written; analogy - not analysis






38. Responsible for their own learning' must develop independence - autonomy and responsibility






39. No set syllabus; syllabus comes from learners' intentions and teachers reformulations






40. Language is a system for expression of meaning; primary function is interaction & communication






41. Central & active teacher centered method; provides model - controls direction & pace






42. Language involved whole person and culture; educational - developmental - communicative process






43. Dialogues & drills; repetition & memorization pattern practice






44. Communicate orally and think in L2 - students make direct association between meaning and L2






45. Each language has unique rhythm and spirit; core structure and functional vocab are keys to spirit






46. Sentence-based with grammatical and lexical criteria being primary focus on meaning - not form






47. Translation and memorization - learn about L2 by translating L2 to L1 and vice versa and by learning vocab and grammar of L2






48. Based on situations and topics - not usually linguistic






49. Essence of language is meaning; vocab not grammar is heart of the language






50. Learners are directed by skilled training techniques to produce correct response