Natural Approach
Part II
Objectives
• To help beginners become intermediates.
• To help adults in learning foreign
language naturally.
• To depend ...
The syllabus
• To develop basic communicative
skills – oral and written.
• To the needs of the students and
their particul...
Types of learning and teaching activities.
• Comprehensible input is
presented in the target language
• Using techniques s...
Learner roles
 Should not try and learn
language in the usual sense.
 Responds to the teacher by
physical action.
 Inte...
• Stages of linguistic development.
 Pre-production stage/comprehension
activities.
 Early-production stage.
 Speech-em...
• Learners responsibilities
1. Provide information about their specific
goals.
2. Take an active role in ensuring
comprehe...
Teacher roles
1. Primary source of comprehensible
input in the target language
2. Creates positive low-anxiety
climate.
3....
Materials
• The primary aim is to promote
comprehension and communication
• The world of relia rather than text
books, suc...
Disadvantages
• It takes long time and learner
can do only elementary things
• It rarely concerns about
correctness.
Criticism
• The idea of comprehensible input
critics point out that students will
‘emerge’ at different times (or
perhaps ...
The Natural Approach adopts techniques and
activities from different sources but uses
them to provide comprehensible input.
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Natural approach ii

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  • 1. Natural Approach Part II
  • 2. Objectives • To help beginners become intermediates. • To help adults in learning foreign language naturally. • To depend on learner needs and skills and level being taught. • To pick up the grammar by themselves when they are ready
  • 3. The syllabus • To develop basic communicative skills – oral and written. • To the needs of the students and their particular interest.
  • 4. Types of learning and teaching activities. • Comprehensible input is presented in the target language • Using techniques such as TPR, mime and gesture. • Group techniques are similar to CLT. • Learners start to talk when they are ready.
  • 5. Learner roles  Should not try and learn language in the usual sense.  Responds to the teacher by physical action.  Interact with teacher and other students
  • 6. • Stages of linguistic development.  Pre-production stage/comprehension activities.  Early-production stage.  Speech-emergent phase.
  • 7. • Learners responsibilities 1. Provide information about their specific goals. 2. Take an active role in ensuring comprehensible input. 3. Decide when to start producing speech and when to upgrade it. 4. Where learning exercises are to be a part of the program, complete and correct them independently.
  • 8. Teacher roles 1. Primary source of comprehensible input in the target language 2. Creates positive low-anxiety climate. 3. Responsible for collecting materials and designing their use.
  • 9. Materials • The primary aim is to promote comprehension and communication • The world of relia rather than text books, such as  Pictures  Audiovisual aids  Schedules  Brochures  Advertisements  Maps
  • 10. Disadvantages • It takes long time and learner can do only elementary things • It rarely concerns about correctness.
  • 11. Criticism • The idea of comprehensible input critics point out that students will ‘emerge’ at different times (or perhaps not at all) and it is hard to determine which forms of language input will be ‘comprehensible’ to the students.
  • 12. The Natural Approach adopts techniques and activities from different sources but uses them to provide comprehensible input.