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  2. 2. Suggestopedia – Developed by the Bulgarian psychiatrist and educator Georgi Lozanov
  3. 3. Suggestopedia ORDesuggestopedia
  4. 4. IntroductionAlso known as DesuggestopediaDeveloped by Georgi LozanovPsychological barriers
  5. 5. The most important characteristics of this method are:DecorationFurnitureArrangement of the classroomAuthoritative behavior of the teacherThe use of soft Baroque music (this makes the method unique)
  6. 6. Three functions of music in therapy :(Gaston, 1968)To facilitate establishment and maintenance of personal relationsTo bring about increased self-esteem through increased self-satisfaction in musicial performanceTo use the unique potential of rhythm to energize and bring order (the reason for the use of music in Suggestopedia)
  7. 7. ApproachBancroft states the principle theoretical components of Suggestopedia:AuthorityInfantilization (n. The act or process of infantilizing, or treating a non-infant as an infant)Double-planednessIntonation, rhythm,
  8. 8. Authority give control and authority to the teacher completelyWhat makes a teacher authoritive? self-confidencePersonal distanceActing abilityPossitive attitude
  9. 9. Infantilizationteacher – student relationship vs. parent – child relationship
  10. 10. Double-plannedness Learner learns not only from - direct instructionbut also - bright decor of the classroom, musicial background, shape of the calssroom, personality of the teacher.
  11. 11. Intonation, Rhythm, Concert Pseudo-PassivenessIntonation plus Rhythm coordinated with musicial backgroundA relaxed attitude with the help of musicial background : Concert Pseudo-Passiveness
  12. 12. DesignSyllabusIt lasts 30 days, 10 units of study.4 hours a day, 6 days a week
  13. 13. DesignLearning ActivitiesQuestion and answerRole playListening exercises
  14. 14. DesignRoles of teachers According to Lozanov, teachers should give attention to Absolute confidence His/her manners and dress Organizing the lesson (music choice, punctuality) Responding tactfully Modest enthusiasm
  15. 15. DesignRole of Materials-Direct Supported Materials:TextsTape-Indirect Supported Materials:Classroom fixturesMusicText booksLearning environment
  16. 16. ConclusionLearning is facilitated by environment and music.Teacher is the authority.Psychological barriers are removed.In texts target language and its native language are given.
  17. 17. Advantages of SuggestopediaMotivation and self- confidenceLess stressed
  18. 18. Disadvantages of SuggestopediaHardness of finding colorful environmentNegative effects of direct translationConcentration problems