Tagged: dogme

Approaches and methods in language teaching 0

Dogme approach to English language teaching

This is a link to an article about the Dogme approach to English language teaching by Luke Meddings and Scott Thornbury: The main points they try to make are the following: How did dogme emerge?...

Emergence and Affordance 0

Affordance and Emergence in Dogme Approach

In the dogme approach new metaphors are used to describe English language learning. Two of these metaphors are called affordance and emergence. Affordance Traditionally  input was seen as all words, contexts, and other forms...

Relevance in Dogme Approach 0

Relevance in Dogme Approach

Learner centeredness  is a key element in Dogme approach. The learner is taken into account, freeing him from the dictatorship of the published textbooks. The focus is on conversational communication between learner and teacher...

High Demand Teaching 0

High Demand Teaching

Because teaching has become too lightweight, too frivolous and not rigorous enough, High Demand Teachers call on for a tweak in the current methods of teaching. They contend that we should ask more from...

Teaching unplugged (Dogme Approach to Language Teaching) 6

The Dogme Approach to Language Teaching

Dogme is a communicative approach to language teaching that was initiated by Scott Thornbury in his article, “A Dogma for EFL”. Dogme advocates a kind of teaching that doesn’t rely on published textbooks but...