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  1. 1. TPR (Total Physical Response) Presented by: Nurbaiti Eka Permanasari
  2. 2. Objective <ul><li>To inform one method of teaching English which is TPR </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is TPR? <ul><li>TPR (Total Physical Response) is a language teaching method built around the coordination of speech and action; it attempts to teach language through physical (motor) activity. </li></ul><ul><li>TPR was developed by Dr. James J. Asher </li></ul><ul><li>TPR is based upon the way that children learn their mother tongue. </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Theories behind TPR <ul><li>Childhood language acquisition theories </li></ul><ul><li>The right brain/left brain divide </li></ul><ul><li>Lowering stress and the affective filter </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Courses that can be taught in TPR <ul><li>Vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom Language </li></ul><ul><li>Imperatives </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Advantage and Disadvantage of TPR <ul><li>Advantage: </li></ul><ul><li>It is fun </li></ul><ul><li>It is easy to implement </li></ul><ul><li>It is reduce pressure and stress for students </li></ul><ul><li>It is good for kinaesthetic who need to be active in the clas s </li></ul><ul><li>It can be used in large and small classes </li></ul><ul><li>Disadvantage : </li></ul><ul><li>It is only for young teenager and children </li></ul><ul><li>It is only for limited courses; drilling and repetitive </li></ul><ul><li>It is only focus on listening comprehension and speaking </li></ul>
  7. 7. Conclusion <ul><li>TPR is language teaching method that learners’ speaking skill through listening to their teacher and before requiring them to speak, and asking them to practise using verbal communication accompany by physical actions. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Thank You