Communicative language teaching (clt) has been widely explored and studied by many countries in the field of english language teaching this study first presents an overview of english language teaching in bangladesh, and then investigates the definition and principles of clt which is followed by a brief history of clt. Communicative language teaching (clt), which is an approach to the teaching of second and foreign languages, emphasizes interaction as both the means and the ultimate goal of learning a language it is also referred to as “communicative approach. In the intervening years, the communicative approach has been adapted to the elementary, middle, secondary, and post-secondary levels, and the underlying philosophy has spawned different teaching methods known under a variety of names, including notional-functional, teaching for proficiency, proficiency-based instruction, and communicative language teaching. Past few years, communicative language teaching (clt) has been a buzzword in china teachers are asked to use a variety of teaching methods to encourage communicative competence of students.
Based on techniques and principles in language teaching (oxford university press) modern teaching methods as mentioned above, the modern language teacher doesn’t follow one rigid method, but applies the principled eclecticism approach – fitting the method to the learner, not vice versa. Communicative language teaching is based on the idea that learners need to be involved in real communication, using natural strategies for language acquisition, and this will allow them to learn to use the language in different contexts. Implementing communicative language teaching approach in efl context saeed ahmad1, congman rao2 1 institute of international and comparative education, northeast normal university, 5268 renmin street,changchun 130024, china 2. In conclusion, the principles of communicative approaches as an effective second language learning method are undisputed in the teaching and linguistic world as it allows students to practise genuine communication in a meaningful way.
As educators and governments in east asia aim to increase the number of people in their population who can communicate effectively in english, national policies and syllabuses have moved increasingly towards various versions of communicative language teaching (clt) and task-based language teaching (tblt. Adapting communicative language teaching approach in china to solve this problem, we need to use the clt flexibly, that is to say, we need to adapt clt to china’s english teaching context but just as johnson and morrow (1981, p. Approach but also in teaching context, learning and teaching style, teacherstudent relationship, technology and facilities, examinations and curriculum, firstly, it is difficult to admit that communicative language teaching (clt) is a.
The communicative approach is the most widely used and most widely accepted approach to classroom-based foreign language teaching today, and in many ways, is a culmination of those approaches and methodologies that appeared before. Applying communicative approach in teaching english85 9 attitude of egattitude was seen change positively towards applying the clt the of to eg was seen to change learning english by using innovative during the treatment period “how communicative can english language teaching be in china” jilanihtml “adapting communicative. Bari communicative language teaching and audio-lingual method: definition communicative language teaching (clt) is an approach to the teaching of second and foreign languages that emphasizes interaction as both the means and the ultimate goal of learning a language. The goal of teaching with this method is to use the language as a medium of communication (adi, 2012)the application of the communicative approach in teaching english as a foreign language, however, is associated with some problems that can cause the method turn out not to be so much successful and the learning outcome not to be efficient enough. Language teaching has five important components: students,teachers, materials, teaching methods and evaluation nuna n(1992) states that teaching materials are often the most substantial and observable component of pedagogy.
The issue on which this essay focuses is how to adapt the communicative language teaching (clt) approach to china's context with the recent accession to the wto, the long-awaited olympic games in. The research’s problem statement, background and the rationale along with the huge demand of good communication skill in english, the traditional teaching methods focusing much on grammar and vocabulary were gradually substituted by the appearance of a novel one named communicative language teaching. With the efl learners’ speaking fluency and the context of communicative language teaching speaking fluency and the clt context in china the approach of clt is a broad concept to develop the communicative competence including: many efl teachers are not fully ready to adapt clt, but combine with grammar translation method to balance. Although people have different understanding of communicative language teaching, the following three principles suggested by richards and rodgers (2001): communication principle: the core of clt activities are real communication, which will promote language learning.
Problems of teaching english in vietnam english language essay print reference this but because the new sentences were created without context, the fluency aspect of language teaching was sacrificed while teaching follows the communicative approach, testing seems to focus on measuring studentsê¼ lexico grammatical knowledge. Finally, explaining the problems of adopting the more modern clt approach and giving suggestions on how it may best be adapted to the chinese context 2 a brief introduction to english teaching methods in china 21 grammar-translation method english has been taught in china for more than 100 years. One approach to teaching ells is the communicative approach, also called communicative language teaching, which focuses on teaching language through communication in communicative language.