Communicative Language Teaching Approach. 1960’s. New trendS. IN THE PAST: (Audio- linguistic – Situational Language Teaching ) Focus on Grammatical competence . IN THE PRESENT: (CLT) Focus on communicative competence . WHAT FEATURES HAS A LANGUAGE?. Not just grammar! BUT: social ,
New trendS • IN THE PAST: (Audio-linguistic – SituationalLanguageTeaching) FocusonGrammaticalcompetence. • IN THE PRESENT: (CLT) Focusoncommunicativecompetence.
WHAT FEATURES HAS A LANGUAGE? • Not just grammar! BUT: • social, • cultural, and • Pragmatic characteristics
CLT is a set of principles • Goals of languageteaching • Howstudentslearn • Kind of classroomactivitiesthatfacilitatelearning • Role of teacher and student.
CLT IS WHAT WORKS NOW! • Effective language teaching: Communicative Language Teaching.