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ERIC Number: EJ929369
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jul
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0951-0893
The Traditional/Communicative Dichotomy
Griffiths, Carol
ELT Journal, v65 n3 p300-308 Jul 2011
When considering the question of "traditional" versus "communicative", the first essential is definition. This article first of all attempts to clarify these ill-defined concepts before considering the degree to which they may or may not be dichotomous. The results of a small-scale study are reported involving a survey of teaching approaches employed by a group of Turkish teachers who were then asked to comment on the factors which they felt constrained their teaching practice. The article concludes by considering underlying assumptions relating to teaching approaches before suggesting areas for further research.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey