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Language Teaching Methods

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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






14. Acquire vocab by speaking full sentences in L2; communication is purpose of language learning






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






27. Information sharing; negotiation of meaning & interaction






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






29. Language is a rule governed system - hierarchically arranged






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






31. Memorization and habit forming






32. Basically structuralist - grammar-based view of language






33. Teacher oriented; tapes & visuals; language lab often used






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






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






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






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






38. Language is primarily speech; learning language involves culture






39. Dialogues & drills; repetition & memorization pattern practice






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






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






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






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






44. Based on situations and topics - not usually linguistic






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






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






47. Leaning involves whole person; social process of growth






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






49. Imperative drills to elicit physical actions






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