CLL is the method developed by Charles A.
Curran and his associates.
Curran was an specialist in counseling. His
applications for psychological counseling
techniques to learning is known as
Is a person who gives advices, assistance, and support
to another who’s in need.
The teacher becomes the counselor and the students
are the clients, in the language classroom.
Interaction between knowers and learners is initially
dependent. The learner tells the knower what they
want to say in the native language and the knowers tell
them how to say it.
CLL combines innovative and
Reflection and observation
Learner roles in CLL: they become part of a
community, their fellow members and the teacher, and
learn through interacting with the community
The teacher’s role is to respond calmly and without
judging, in a supportive manner and help the student
Works really well with At the beginning some
low levels who are
learners feel difficult to
struggling to produce
speak on a tape
Teachers feel awkward
to give the students so
much freedom and
tend to intervene very
This method was developed by Georgi Lozanov a
Some of the characteristics of this method are the
decoration, furniture, arrangement of the
classroom, the authoritative behavior of the teacher
and, especially the use of music.
Lozanov acknowledges are related with :
Raja yoga and
Music as therapy
Facilitate the establishment of personal relations
Increase self-esteem through increased self-
satisfaction in musical performance
Use the unique potential of rhythm to energize and
Infantilization, the authority is also used to suggest a
teacher-student relation like a parent-child. Learners
play games, songs and do other kind of exercises to
help the student regain self-confidence.
The three parts of a suggestopedia class
An oral review section. The learned material is used in
order to start a discussion about the topic, grammar
New material is presented. It consists of looking over a
new dialogue and its native translation, and again,
discuss about grammar vocabulary or content
The “concert section” this part is by which
suggestopedia is well known.
It takes long for teachers to
prepare properly the
Students are more willingly
to speak as teachers will not
try to correct errors
As teacher does not correct
students' errors, speech will