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Language Teaching Methods

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Instructions:
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1. Structures - functions - notions - themes & tasks; order based on learners' needs






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






18. Language is primarily speech; learning language involves culture






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






20. Leaning involves whole person; social process of growth






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






22. Authentic & task based materials to promote communication






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






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






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






26. Basically structuralist - grammar-based view of language






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






35. Information sharing; negotiation of meaning & interaction






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






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






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






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






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






41. No textbook; materials developed as course progresses






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






49. Language is a set of structures related to situations






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