ERIC Number: ED021509
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Reference Count: 0
Techniques in Advanced Language Teaching.
Ager, D. E.
Audio-Visual Language Journal, v5 nl p5-10 Summer 1967
For ease of presentation, advanced grammar teaching techniques are briefly considered under the headings of structuralism (belief in the effectiveness of presenting grammar rules) and contextualism (belief in the maximum use by students of what they know in the target language). The structuralist's problem of establishing a syllabus is discussed with regard to grammar exercises, structure drills, structure exploration, student essays on grammar, and lectures. The contextualist's search for flexibility and self-confidence in language use is discussed in terms of audiovisual techniques, translation, essay or free composition, summary or abstract writing, lecture expliquee, extensive reading, listening, and debate activities. (AF)
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Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Audio-Visual Language Association, London (England).