English Language and Pedagogy

Natural Approach

Natural Approach Stephen Krashen and Tracy Terrell developed this approach during the late 1970s. After its formulation, they further developed the theoretical basis of this method. Terrell and Krashen published the results of their work in, The Natural Approach in 1983. It was mainly intended for learners at basic / beginers level. Objective of Natural …

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Bilingual Method

C.J. Dodson (1967) was the proponent of the bilingual method. It is used for teaching a foreign language and it is complementary to the audiovisual method. From the beginning, the sandwich technique is used to convey the meaning bilingually. The mother tongue is used for bilingual pattern drills. The bilingual method follows three stages (presentation, …

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Structural Approach

Structural Approach This method encourages a learner to master the structures of English. A structure is an arrangement of phrases in a sentence. This approach presupposes English comprises ‘structures’ and they can be taught by systematic selection and gradation of the structures and vocabulary. Grammatical structures are learnt by language drills and repetitions in the …

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Direct Method

Direct Method This method was developed at the end of the nineteenth century and it challenged the views on Grammar-Translation method. Gouin and others tried to put forth a method based on scientific observations of children’s language learning. Franke (1884) put forth a proposition that monolingual language teaching could be effective by associating form and …

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Grammar–Translation Method

Grammar–Translation Method The grammar–translation method originated in the 1500s when Latin was extensively studied as a foreign language due to its importance in various fields like academia, business, etc. but the use of Latin gradually declined during the century, and it was substituted by English, and other European languages. Eventually, people studied Latin as a …

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Situational Approach

Situational Approach. In this article we will understand what is Situation Approach of Language Learning.this would helpful for teaching examination like DSSSB, KVS, NVS, CTET, UPTET etc The situational approach had been developed from the 1930s to the 1960s by British Applied Linguists, Harold Palmer and A.S. Hornsby. These two people knew the direct method …

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What is CTET?

CTET यानी सेंट्रल टीचर एलिजिबिलिटी टेस्ट l RTE एक्ट 2010 के अनुसार कक्षा 1 से 8 तक शिक्षक बनने के लिए सीटेट परीक्षा उत्तीर्ण करना अनिवार्य है l CTET SYLLABUS, परीक्षा तथा परिणाम सीबीएसई द्वारा जारी किया जाता है CTET क्या है? आरटीई एक्ट 2010 बनने के बाद शिक्षक बनने के मानदंड में परिवर्तन आया …

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