Factors   Affecting   the Implementation ofCommunicative Language Teaching in TaiwaneseCollege English Class              ...
CitationChen, M., & Goswami, J. (2011). Factors Affecting theImplementation of Communicative Language Teaching inTaiwanese...
Contents           3
Introduction               4
Definition of TermsCLT = Communicative Language TeachingThis is an approach that emphasizes interaction as boththe means a...
IntroductionCLT has been introduced in EFL settings to improve students’abilities to use English in real contexts and advo...
Purpose of the studyThis study explores factors that promote or hinder EFL teachers’implementation of Communicative Langua...
Principles of CLTCLT reflects a more social relationship between theteacher and learner, and emphasizes the process ofcomm...
Research QuestionsWhat factors promote the implementation of CLT byTaiwanese college English teachers?What factors hinder ...
Literature Review                    10
Literature ReviewThe definition of “communicative competence” is what a speakerneeds to know in order to communicate in a ...
Literature ReviewLearners are actively engaged in negotiating meaning by tryingto make themselves understood and in unders...
Literature ReviewTo increase the number of learners who are able to effectivelycommunicate in English, national language e...
Literature ReviewThis learner-centered approach gives students a sense of“ownership” of their learning and enhances their ...
Methodology              15
Participants               16
Methodology              17
Semi-structureThis is a method that research used in the socialsciences, while a structured interview has a formalized,lim...
MethodologyThe interviews were tape-recorded, each interviewlasted 45-60 minutes and rearranged through namingand categori...
Results          20
What factors promote the implementation ofCLT by Taiwanese college English teachers?                                      ...
Results          22
What factors hinder the implementation ofCLT by Taiwanese college English teachers?                                       ...
Results          24
Conclusion             25
Conclusion CLT is an emerging teaching method in college English  classes in Taiwan. Teachers are cognizant of its benef...
Reflection             27
Reflection I have knew more about what CLT is and understand CLT  emphasize the interactions with the students. The impl...
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  1. 1. Factors Affecting the Implementation ofCommunicative Language Teaching in TaiwaneseCollege English Class Presenter : Adam Wang Instructor : Dr. Pi-Ying Teresa Hsu Date : Oct 29, 2012 1
  2. 2. CitationChen, M., & Goswami, J. (2011). Factors Affecting theImplementation of Communicative Language Teaching inTaiwanese College English Classes. English Language Teaching,4(2), 3-12. 2
  3. 3. Contents 3
  4. 4. Introduction 4
  5. 5. Definition of TermsCLT = Communicative Language TeachingThis is an approach that emphasizes interaction as boththe means and the ultimate goal of learning a language. 5
  6. 6. IntroductionCLT has been introduced in EFL settings to improve students’abilities to use English in real contexts and advocates teachingpractices that develop communicative competence in authenticcontexts. 6
  7. 7. Purpose of the studyThis study explores factors that promote or hinder EFL teachers’implementation of Communicative Language Teaching (CLT) inTaiwanese college English classes. 7
  8. 8. Principles of CLTCLT reflects a more social relationship between theteacher and learner, and emphasizes the process ofcommunication and leads learners to roles differentfrom the traditional approach. 8
  9. 9. Research QuestionsWhat factors promote the implementation of CLT byTaiwanese college English teachers?What factors hinder the implementation of CLT byTaiwanese college English teachers? 9
  10. 10. Literature Review 10
  11. 11. Literature ReviewThe definition of “communicative competence” is what a speakerneeds to know in order to communicate in a speech community. (Hymes, 1972, p13) 11
  12. 12. Literature ReviewLearners are actively engaged in negotiating meaning by tryingto make themselves understood and in understanding otherswithin the classroom procedures and activities. (Richards & Rodgers, 1986) 12
  13. 13. Literature ReviewTo increase the number of learners who are able to effectivelycommunicate in English, national language education policies inEFL countries have moved towards CLT since the 1990s. (Littlewood, 2007) 13
  14. 14. Literature ReviewThis learner-centered approach gives students a sense of“ownership” of their learning and enhances their motivation. (Brown, 1994) 14
  15. 15. Methodology 15
  16. 16. Participants 16
  17. 17. Methodology 17
  18. 18. Semi-structureThis is a method that research used in the socialsciences, while a structured interview has a formalized,limited set questions. 18
  19. 19. MethodologyThe interviews were tape-recorded, each interviewlasted 45-60 minutes and rearranged through namingand categorizing to produce a new data. 19
  20. 20. Results 20
  21. 21. What factors promote the implementation ofCLT by Taiwanese college English teachers? 21
  22. 22. Results 22
  23. 23. What factors hinder the implementation ofCLT by Taiwanese college English teachers? 23
  24. 24. Results 24
  25. 25. Conclusion 25
  26. 26. Conclusion CLT is an emerging teaching method in college English classes in Taiwan. Teachers are cognizant of its benefits to students wishing to improve their English skills, and to facilitate the implementation of CLT. 26
  27. 27. Reflection 27
  28. 28. Reflection I have knew more about what CLT is and understand CLT emphasize the interactions with the students. The implementation of CLT involves not only the teacher’s effort, but recognition of the teacher’s voice and incorporating it into educational practices. 28
  29. 29. Thank you for your lisTening.

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