ERIC Number: EJ263259
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982
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The Natural Approach to Language Teaching: An Update.
Terrell, T. D.
Modern Language Journal, v66 n2 p121-32 Sum 1982
Discusses assumptions of natural approach for second-language instruction, including belief that the classroom should be devoted to activities which foster acquisition; student speech errors should not be corrected directly; and students should be allowed to respond in target language, native language, or both. Posits stages of language acquisition, including comprehension or preproduction, early speech production, and speech emergence. (Author/BK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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