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Language Teaching Methods

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Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Innovative and conventional; translation - group work - recording - transcription - free conversation






2. Leaning involves whole person; social process of growth






3. Graded syllabus of phonology - morphology & syntax; contrastive analysis






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






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






6. Language is a set of structures related to situations






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






8. Textbooks; prepared passages and related grammar and vocab exercises






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






10. Produce learners who can communicate orally - intelligibly uninhibitedly with native speakers






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






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






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






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






15. Imperative drills to elicit physical actions






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






17. Create situations and present materials to encourage positive reception and retention; exude authority and confidence






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






19. Memorization and habit forming






20. Language is primarily speech; learning language involves culture






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






22. Information sharing; negotiation of meaning & interaction






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






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






25. Direct class activities; demonstrate - not explain or translate; give Ss choices to correct selves






26. Learners as negotiator - interactor - giving & receiving information






27. Language is a rule governed system - hierarchically arranged






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






29. Based on situations and topics - not usually linguistic






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






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






32. Main source of comprehensible input; must create positive; low-anxiety climate; lead rich mixture of activities






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






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






35. Authentic & task based materials to promote communication






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






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






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






39. No textbook; materials developed as course progresses






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






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






42. Listen and repeat; respond to questions and commands; no control over content; make own statements questions later






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






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






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






46. Realia rather than textbooks; aim is to promote comprehension and communication






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






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






49. Basically structuralist - grammar-based view of language






50. Facilator of communication process; needs analyst - counsellor; process manager