Presentation on theme: "The Communicative Approach: Theory and Practice. The Communicative Approach A combination of different methods Emphasizing interaction as both the means."— Presentation transcript:
The Communicative Approach A combination of different methods Emphasizing interaction as both the means and the ultimate goal of learning Making use of real-life situations and authentic materials
Common Activities in the Classroom: Role play Interview Information gap Games Surveys Pair work
Beyond the Classroom Projects Linking the classroom language learning with language activities outside the classroom Students involve in creating and negotiating the meaning with outsiders and learn to cope with ambiguities and unexpected situation Example of the project: - Community-based language activities e.g. Ethnographic interviews - Surveys - Exploring the internet - Etc.
Authentic materials are spoken and written texts that have not been fabricated for pedagogic purposes