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3. Communicative Language Teaching (CLT)
4. Outline Introduction
Communicative Language Teaching (CLT)
Benefits of Using CLT
In-class activity to improve language skills
5. What is Communicative Language Teaching…? ( CLT) The most recognized approach of language teaching.
It belongs to the post - method era of language.
6. Direct of the Grammar Translation Method
7. Definition of CLT “ An approach to foreign or second language which emphasis that the goal of language learning is communicative competence”.
Longman dictionary of language teaching and Applied linguistics
8. Benefits of using CLT Focusing on communicative competence
It increases all the components of communicative competence
10. Increase motivation CLT provides the students with authentic and meaningful interaction
11. This increases their motivation and attitude to learn the target language…
13. Fluency and Accuracy CLT gives equal importance to both the spoken language and the accuracy of the production.
14. In CLT “Fluency” sometimes is more important
15. Real- life contexts Students have to produce and receive language in different real-life contexts.
16. CLT provides them with skills they really need in their real life
17. Students’ Sense of Autonomy In this student-centered class the focus is on the interests of the students.
18. Students will have the opportunity to learn about their learning styles.
19. Resource book
20. In-Class Activity Tell your students that you are going to tell them a very simple story about your country
21. Brainstorming ( warm-up ) Ask them to write the first word that comes to their minds
22. Ask each student to read aloud his/her words
Each student has to share his/her words with another student
23. Read the story twice to your students.
24. Use paper cards in which you already wrote the simple sentences of the story
25. Divide the cards into two equal numbers.
26. Divide your students into two groups.
Ask each group to choose an Arabic name or logo for their group.
27. Divide the blackboard into two parts.
Ask one of each group to write the name of his/her group.
28. Each group have to read the whole cards they have well. They have to help each other.
29. Ask one of the groups to start the activity by selecting one from the other group to dictate him/her on the board.
30. The one who dictates has to repeat the words as many times as the other student needs to write the words correctly.
31. Students of the same group can help the one who is dictated if needed..
32. The teacher draws stars on the board after the dictation for each correct word.
33. Then the other group turn comes as they have to choose one from the other group.
34. They keep going till the story…
35. The teacher collects the points for each group to see which group is the winner…
36. This activity integrates : Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing.
37. Engaging students in an activity will increase their motivation…and therefore their learning…
39. Thanks…! Reham Othman