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Language Teaching Methods

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






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






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






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






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






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






7. Memorization and habit forming






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






17. Based on situations and topics - not usually linguistic






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






19. Leaning involves whole person; social process of growth






20. No textbook; materials developed as course progresses






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






22. Information sharing; negotiation of meaning & interaction






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






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






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






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






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






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






29. Language is a set of structures related to situations






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






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






32. Language is primarily speech; learning language involves culture






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






34. No specific objectives; near native mastery is goal






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






36. Text - plays - dialogues drive T's demonstrations of their meanings; objects (realia) in class






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






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






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






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






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






42. Authentic & task based materials to promote communication






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






44. Dialogues & drills; repetition & memorization pattern practice






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






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






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






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






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






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