2. Approaches and Methods in Foreign Language Teaching

GearsThis unit focuses on well known approaches and methods used in the teaching of English as a foreign language. The presentation begins with a discussion of the main principles and features of “approach” and “method” and how they relate. The rest of the unit provides an overview of the main principles of well known and widely used methods and closes with a discussion of the drawbacks of methods and the rationale of an eclectic approach.