BACK GROUND DEFINITION ELEMENTs DIsTINCTIvE FEATUREs OF THE AUDIOLINGUALMETHOD AND THE COMMUNICATIvE APPROACH APPROACH DEsIGN PROCEDURE CONCLUsION vIDEO
Communicative Language Teaching• People who are still alive may not beseparated from communication although itdoes not mean all behavior is communication.• Communication occurs in almost every humanactivity and also in education.• In education, situational language teachingwas delivered by practicing basic structure inmeaningful situation based activities.Background
CLT (COMMUNICTIVE LANGUAGETEACHING)Meaning :Program of adapting materials to makelessons or student more communicative andactive.
AudiolingualMethod 1. Attends to structuremore than meaning. 2. Demandsmemorization of structurebased dialogs. 3. Language items are notnecessarily contextualized 4. Language learning islearning structure, soundsor words. CLT 1. Meaning is paramount. 2. Dialogues, if used,center aroundcommunicative functions,and are not normallymemorized. 3. Contextualization is abasic principle. 4. Language learning islearning to communicate.
tHEoRY of lAnGUAGEThe communicative approach in languageteaching starts from theory of languageas communication.“The goal of language teaching is todevelop communicative competence”.
7 basicFunctions thatLanguageperforms forchildrenlearning theirfirst language. The instrumentalfunction. The regulatoryfunction. The interactionalfunction. The personal function. The heuristic function. The imaginativefunction The representationalfunction.Seven basic functions that language performsfor children learning their first language
cOnclusiOnCLT is best considered an approach ratherthan a method as it refers to a diverse setof principles that reflect communicativeview of language and language learning.The goal CLT: To make the studentsactive in classroom and understand moreabout learning materials.
“Communicative LanguageTeaching (CLT)”(This presentation is an excerpt ofchapter 14 of “Approaches andMethods in Language Teaching” byJack C Richards & Theodore SRodgers)