The Natural Approach Final


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The Natural Approach Final

  1. 1. The Natural Approach Presenter: Zulbely Miranda
  2. 2. <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>The Natural approach </li></ul><ul><li>Principles </li></ul><ul><li>Tenets </li></ul><ul><li>Conclussion. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Theory developed by Stephen Krashen and Tracy Terrell in1983 that shows Krashen´s views on second language acquisition and sections on implementation and classroom procedures, prepared largely by Terrell. </li></ul>
  4. 4. L2 Acquisition theory Curriculum The Natural Approach Combines Learning Process Spoken Production During Focussed on
  5. 5. <ul><li>Learner must be as relaxed as possible during the learning process </li></ul>
  6. 6. Spoken production &quot;emerges&quot; of its own accord,
  7. 7. Language “Acquisition&quot; as opposed to Language “Processing&quot; Language Acquisition Language Processing
  8. 8. Teachers should provide &quot;comprehensible input“ (I+1)
  9. 9. Focussed on Meaning and Vocabulary Meaning Vocabulary
  10. 10. It´s designed to depend on learner needs.
  11. 11. <ul><li>Language acquisition is the only way competence in a second language occurs. Conscious learning operates only as a monitor or editor that checks or repairs the output of what has been acquired. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Grammatical structures are acquired in a predictable order and it does little good to try to learn them in another order. </li></ul>Natural Order
  13. 13. Input Hypotheses <ul><li>An acquirer can &quot;move&quot; from a stage I to a stage I + 1. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Monitor Hypotheses <ul><li>Conscious learning can function only as a monitor or editor that checks and repairs the output of the acquired system. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Affective filter <ul><li>The learner's emotional state can act as a filter that impedes or blocks input necessary to acquisition. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Curriculum Teacher Motivation Classroom Learning Environment Instructional Strategies Acquisition Conclussion
  17. 17. Thanks for your attention!