Interactive methods of teaching english

It also neglects speech by placing very little or no attention to communicative aspects of the language. The Direct Method In this method the teaching is done entirely in the target language. The language lab stayed in use in modern teaching, especially to practice listening comprehensions.

Learners use the language they already have to complete the task and there is little correction of errors. There is strong emphasis on oral practice, thereby this form of teaching still attracts the interest of many practically oriented classroom teachers.

Sinceaudio-lingualism has been discredited as an effective teaching method, yet, it continues to be used today, although not as the foundation of a course. The other two circumstances include: American soldiers were sent to war all over the world and there was a need to provide them with basic verbal communication skills.

Namely, it is thought to be an unnatural method because it neglects the natural order of learning listening, speaking, reading and writing. The structural view of language was eventually replaced by the view presented in oral approach.

Grammar rules are avoided and there is emphasis on good pronunciation. These learning processes are divided into three stages: However, the students exposed to this method have almost no control on their own output and exactly this is in direct opposition to modern language teaching.

There is much practice of dialogues of every situations. The Silent Way This is so called because the aim of the teacher is to say as little as possible in order that the learner can be in control of what he wants to say.

Mobile Language teaching methodologies Listed below are brief summaries of some of the more popular second language teaching methods of the last half century.

Disadvantages Because of these limited objectives, language professionals found more disadvantages in this method than advantages. So for example the verb "to be" is introduced and practised before the present continuous tense which uses "to be" as an auxiliary.

Grammar rules are to be memorized and long lists of vocabulary learned by heart. Characteristics of Situational Language Teaching: In theory, language learning is a habit-formation, which means mistakes should be avoided as they make bad habits.

Characteristics In this method, students strictly follow the textbook and translate sentences word for word in order to memorize abstract grammatical rules and exceptions and long bilingual vocabulary lists: An Example of a Functional Method Situational Language Teaching In applied linguistics, Situational Language Teaching is considered an oral approach developed by British linguists in the period from s to s.

This approach some linguists refer to it as a method has a behavioristic background; it deals less with conditions of learning and more with the processes of learning.

Language learning means acquiring certain skills, which can be learned through practice of listening, speaking, reading and writing and not by just memorizing rules.

There is no correction of mistakes. There is no explicit grammar instruction, just memorizing in form and practising a certain construction until it is used spontaneously. It is rather integrated into lessons covered by modern language teaching methods.

ESL students are immersed in the English language for the whole of the school day and expected to learn math, science, humanities etc. Its main principles are learning vocabulary and practising reading skills.

Other research also produced results which showed that explicit grammatical instruction in the mother language is more productive. The syllabus teaches these words in broadly the order of their frequency, and great emphasis is placed on the use of authentic materials.

ESL Methods—English Language Teaching

The Audio-Lingual Method In the audio-lingual method, students are taught directly in the target language without using their native language. The tasks include reading, searching the internet, listening to taped material, selecting important vocabulary to teach other students etc.

Task-based language learning The focus of the teaching is on the completion of a task which in itself is interesting to the learners. In this context, the teacher presents the correct model of a sentence and the students repeat it.Jan 16,  · ESL Methods—English Language Teaching.

Updated on February 4, Jasmine. more. The field of linguistics and teaching in the 20th century is marked by the development of different foreign language teaching methods and approaches. Some have either no, or a small following and others are widely used.

Language teaching methodologies

Interactive methods Reviews: Interactive teaching methods are an effective way to connect with a generation of students used to consistent stimulation—and education professor Kevin Yee has some advice for how teachers can make their lessons more interactive.

Aug 27,  · Profile of Chandralekha Singh's interactive teaching style. Interactive Techniques Adapted in part from: Thomas A. Angelo/K. Patricia Cross, Classroom Assessment Techniques. 2nd Edition. Jossey-Bass: San Francisco, Alison Morrison-Shetlar/Mary Marwitz, Teaching Creatively: Ideas in Action.

BSED MAJOR IN ENGLISH MARCH INTRODUCTION The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of various teaching methods used for teaching students at secondary level, i search about perceptions of best and effective teaching methods and the reason for that.

For a more detailed analysis of the different methods, see Approaches and Methods in Language Teaching Richards, J. and Rodgers, T () CUP Cambridge. The Direct Method In this method the teaching is done entirely in the target language.

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