Category: ELT Methods

THE COMMUNICATIVE APPROACH (CA) 0

THE COMMUNICATIVE APPROACH (CA)

THE COMMUNICATIVE APPROACH (CA) Learning Theory: Little is known about the learning theory of “The Communicative Approach”. Activities that involve real communication promote learning. Language that is meaningful to the learner supports the learning...

THE TOTAL PHYSICAL RESPONSE METHOD (TPR) 0

THE TOTAL PHYSICAL RESPONSE METHOD (TPR)

THE TOTAL PHYSICAL RESPONSE METHOD (TPR) 1.Learning Theory:   There are three hypothesis:               A) Innate Bio-program: There exists a specific, innate bio-program for language learning, which defines an...

COMMUNITY LANGUAGE LEARNING (CLL) 0

COMMUNITY LANGUAGE LEARNING (CLL)

COMMUNITY LANGUAGE LEARNING (CLL) Learning Theory: CLL advocates a holistic approach to language learning. “True human learning“ is both cognitive and affective. This is termed “whole person learning”. A group of ideas concerning the...

SUGGESTOPEDIA (Georgi Lazanov) 0

SUGGESTOPEDIA (Georgi Lazanov)

SUGGESTOPEDIA (Georgi Lazanov) Learning Theory: People use 5-10% of their mental capacity. In order to make better use of our mental reserves, limitations need to be desuggested. Students should eliminate the feelings that they...

THE SILENT WAY (SW) (Caleb Gattegno) 0

THE SILENT WAY (SW) (Caleb Gattegno)

Embed from Getty Images THE SILENT WAY (SW) (Caleb Gattegno) Learning Theory: Cognitive Psychology is the basis. Language learning is not habit formation. It is rule formation. Language learning has a sequence from the...

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THE AUDIO-LINGUAL METHOD (ALM)

 THE AUDIO-LINGUAL METHOD (ALM) Learning Theory: Learning is based on the principles of Behaviourism. (Mim-mem approach). Habit Formation is essential. Rules are induced from examples. Explicit grammar rules are not given. Learning is inductive....

THE DIRECT METHOD (DM) 0

THE DIRECT METHOD (DM)

Embed from Getty Images   THE DIRECT METHOD (DM)     DM was born as a reaction to GTM because GTM cannot prepare learners for real life language situations in which oral communication is...

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GTM-THE GRAMMAR TRANSLATION METHOD

GTM-THE GRAMMAR TRANSLATION METHOD Abbreviations: T: Teacher Sts: Students L1: First Language, Mother Tongue L2: Second Language, The language the students aim to learn THE GRAMMAR TRANSLATION METHOD (GTM) Learning Theory: Deductive learning is...

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COLLECTION OF LAWYER JOKES

COLLECTION OF LAWYER JOKES _________________________________________________________________   Q: How can you tell when a lawyer is lying? A: His lips are moving. _________________________________________________________________   Q: What’s the difference between a dead dog in the road...

SLANG WORDS -colloquial English- 0

SLANG WORDS -colloquial English-

airhead: stupid person. “Believe it or not, Dave can sometimes act like an airhead!” amigo: friend (from Spanish). “I met many amigos at Dave’s ESL Cafe.” ammunition: toilet paper. “Help! We’re completely out of...