Grammar translation method

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Grammar translation method

  1. 1. Composed by:1. .......................2. .......................3. .......................
  2. 2. Background The dominant language of education,religion,and goverment in the fourteenth andfifteenth centuriesIn the eighteenth century modernlanguages enter the curriculum of EuropeansschoolsIn the nineteenth century the approach ofGrammar Transation Method (GTM)appeared
  3. 3. Underlying PrinciplesGMT first devised and developed for used inthe secondary schools.Classes are taught in the students ‘ mothertongue , with little active use of the targetlanguage.
  4. 4. The principles of GTM by Richards andRodgersThe goal of foreign language is to learn languageVocabulary and grammar are emphasized.Vocabulary selection baased on the texts usedThe sentence is the basic unit of teaching ndlanguage practice.Accuracy is emphasizedGrammar is taught deductivelyThe students’ native language is the medium ofinstruction
  5. 5. Characteristics of GTM by Prator and Celce Murcia classes are taught in the mother tongueFocus on explanations of grammaticalparsingReading of difficult classical textsMuch vocabulary is taughtA typical exxercise to translate sentencesLittle attention on prununciation andcontent of the texts
  6. 6. Classroom TechniquesThe roles of the teacher and the studentsTranslation of a Literary passage as the mainclassroom activityReading Comprehension ActivityVocabulary ActivityGrammar Activity
  7. 7. ClosingoGTM dominated European and foreignlanguage teaching from 1840s to 1940s.oIn the mid-nineteenth century, severalreactions agains GTM developed in Europeancountries.oThe reform movement laid the foundation fordevelopment of new ways of teachinglanguages.
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