Ecological Approach to English Language Teaching
The Ecological Approach to Language Learning highlights the comprehensive development of language skills within context. Like organisms living in an environment, speakers interact in a context
to integrate into and to influence their discourse community.
In this perspective learners are not viewed only as brains to be filled with structures and vocabulary, but also as whole persons living and moving in a specific environment.
To learn more about this approach check out
- this article about the Ecological Approach to Language Teaching
- or this interesting post by Scott Thornbury: E is for Ecology