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PPP approach to language teaching

What is the PPP approach to language teaching? This post tries to explain what is meant by the PPP approach to language teaching. A brief explanation is provided followed by a description of the...

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The Audiolingual Method (slideshow)

The Audiolingual Method The objective of the Audiolingual Method is accurate pronunciation and grammar, the ability to respond quickly and accurately in speech situations and knowledge of sufficient vocabulary to use with grammar patterns....

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PPP Approach according to Scott Thornburry

PPP Approach according to Scott Thornburry According to Scott Thornburry, the Presentation Practice Produce ( PPP) model to teaching has advantages and disadvantages.  Debating the pros and cons of a “presentation-practice-production” language teaching model,...

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Language Teaching Methods: Silent Way Lesson

Silent Way Lesson The Silent Way is an innovative method designed by Caleb Gattegno in the 70s. It focuses on discovery, creativity, problem solving and the use of accompanying materials such as cuisenaire rods....

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Dogme approach to English language teaching

This is an article about Dogme by Luke Meddings and Scott Thornbury: The main points they try to make are the following: How dogme emerged? Why dogme created an excitement on the part of...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...