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What is Communicative Approach?

1. Learning Theory
Activities that involve real communication promote learning. Meaningful activities ->effective learning.


2. Language Theory
Language is for development of “communicative competence”-> Meaning & function.


3. Teacher & Students’ Role
The teacher is a facilitator and monitor for students’ learning. Students are communicators and active negotiators of meaning.


4. Techniques

  • Authentic Materials
  • Scrambled sentences
  • Language games
  • Picture strip story
  • Role-plays
  • Fill-in-the-gap