السبت 5 فبراير 2011 - 6:28
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|عدد المساهمات : || 7166|
|نقاط : || 23111|
|السٌّمعَة : || 59|
|تاريخ التسجيل : || 11/01/2011|
|الموقع : || Jordan|
|تعاليق : || TO BE OR NOT TO BE THAT``S THE QUESTION |
|وسائل الإتصال:|موضوع: Methods of teaching Methods of teaching Methods of teaching
Total Physical Response
The total physical response method places the emphasis on the student
understanding the message, and alleviates the pressure for total
accuracy. This is also described as a "fun" way of learning. The tutor
talks in the target language, commanding the students to do various
things in it e.g. "Stand up, sit down, stand up, turn left, put the ball
in the box. Go in the cupboard." Students do not have to start speaking
in the target language until they are ready, which is usually about 10
hours into the course. Pupils do well with this method of teaching, but
there are still gaps in their knowledge.
The theory behind this method is that it is easier to learn when you are
relaxed, so the first lesson consists of relaxation and breathing
exercises, in comfortable chairs. In later lessons, students are placed
in this extremely relaxed state while soothing music is played to them.
At the same time the teacher reads out texts and conversations in the
This method doesn't work well for everyone. Only students with suggestible personality types seem to benefit from it
Total Immersion Learning
This is a program which has been carried out across Canada, which is a
partially bilingual country. Beginning in Montreaux, where French and
English are both spoken, children from English-speaking families were
educated in schools were nothing but French was spoken, for every
lesson. However, when they went home, they spoke English as usual.
Primarily there were concerns that children would forget English, or
that they wouldn't be able to learn subjects such as Geography or
Science. However, the following results were found:
The children did not forget English.
Apparently they were able to learn as well in French, as other children learnt in English.
They acquired "lots" of French. Their French was not perfect, but it was
good. Many of them went on to study at French-speaking Universities
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