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Language Teaching Methods

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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






12. Dialogues & drills; repetition & memorization pattern practice






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






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






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






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






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






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






19. Innovative and conventional; translation - group work - recording - transcription - free conversation






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






21. Literary language is superior to spoken language






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






23. Structures - functions - notions - themes & tasks; order based on learners' needs






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






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






26. Language is a set of structures related to situations






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






28. Based on here and now - focus on meaning - not form; must allow for comprehensible input






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






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






31. Based on selection of communicative activities and topics derived from learners' needs






32. Imperative drills to elicit physical actions






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






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






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






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






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






38. No textbook; materials developed as course progresses






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






40. Based on situations and topics - not usually linguistic






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






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






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






44. Leaning involves whole person; social process of growth






45. Language is a rule governed system - hierarchically arranged






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






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






48. Information sharing; negotiation of meaning & interaction






49. Conventional - but memorization of whole meaningful text is recommended






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