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ERIC Number: ED459628
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Sep
Pages: 6
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Language Teaching Methodology. ERIC Issue Paper.
Rodgers, Theodore S.
This paper gives an overview of 10 directions language teachers might take in the future. After providing background on the history of language teaching, language teaching methodology is defined and a distinction is made between methodologies and approaches. Next, the 10 scenarios are briefly described. They include the following: teacher/learner collaborates; method synergistics; curriculum developmentalism; content-basics; multintelligencia; total functional response; strategopedia; lexical phraseology; o-zone whole language; and full-frontal communicativity. (VWL)
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Publication Type: ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics, Washington, DC.