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  • Total Physical ResponseChapter 8
  • Total Physical ResponseOther methods = students speaking the targetlanguage since the first day1960 and on – How about understanding first, andthen, producing???This is exactly the acquisition process of our nativelanguage.
  • Total Physical Response1. Natural Approach3. Self-instructional program or The Learnables5. Lexical Approach7. TOTAL PHYSICAL RESPONSE
  • Total Physical Response According to James Asher, following directions given by theinstructor of the target language is the fastest and least stressful way of having an understanding of it.
  • Total Physical ResponseTeacher’s role = give commandsStudent’s role at first = answer the commandsthrough an action.
  • Total Physical ResponseAction sequence example“Take out a pen.Take out a piece of paper.Write a letter (imaginary).Fold the letter.Put it in an envelope.Seal the envelope.Write the address on the envelope.Put a stamp on the envelope.Mail the letter.”
  • Total Physical ResponseWhy use it?3.The learner enjoys his learning process4.The learner boosts his self-esteem5.TPR reduces their anxiety and stress6.The learner will speak when he is ready7.The learner interacts with both teacher andcolleagues
  • Communicative language teachingChapter 9