Natural approach


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Natural approach

  1. 1. THE NATURAL APPROACH Developed by Tracy Terrel
  2. 2. WHAT IS IT ABOUT? <ul><li>Language learning theory </li></ul><ul><li>Very similar to Total Physical Response </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding and thinking in the second language, then speaking </li></ul><ul><li>Basic communication skills (everyday, practical situations) </li></ul><ul><li>The learner has a kind of subconscious knowledge of the language and this enables him to correct himself and helps him during the second language learning </li></ul><ul><li>The input hypothesis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The student has to understand what the teacher is speaking about and what he wants in order to create a response </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>SITUATIONS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Greetings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Classroom Commands </li></ul></ul><ul><li>THE TOPICS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Names </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Description of themselves and others </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Family </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Numbers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clothing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Colo u rs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Objects in the classroom </li></ul></ul>