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What is Direct Method?

1. Learning Theory
Inductive Learning is essential for discovery and fluency.


2. Language Theory
Language is for oral use. L1 is forbidden. Daily speech in L2 is important.


3. Teacher & Students’ Role
The teacher is partner and guide for students. Students are active participants.


4. Techniques

  • Reading aloud
  • Dialogues
  • Role-plays
  • Questions and answers
  • Self correction
  • Conversations
  • Fill-in-the blanks
  • Dictation
  • Drawing (for listening comprehension)
  • Paragraph writing