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ERIC Number: EJ1078756
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Jan
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1916-4742
The Communicative Approaches Revisited and the Relevance of Teaching Grammar
Ahmed, Sawsan; Alamin, Abdulamir
English Language Teaching, v5 n1 p2-9 Jan 2012
The field of English as a second language has gone through a number of changes in the last decades and has seen extreme adjustments throughout the methods of teaching and curriculum planning. This article finds the relevance of the old methods to the new methods. After providing the background it becomes apparent that almost all the older methods have some relevance to the contemporary classroom and linguists are reaching out and calling on teachers to use the old techniques alongside the new techniques. Emphasis in this article, however, is put on the relevance of introducing grammar to the learner, what to introduce, how and when is discussed in light of what we know of the communicative.
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Language: English
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