Audiolingual Method: A method focusing on introducing new material in dialogues and memorization of
Community Language Learning: A counseling learning theory to teach language. Learners are part of a
community, not a class. Teacher assumes a counselor role and tries to meet the needs of the students.
Grammar Translation: This method focuses on literacy development. Students are expected to memorize
vocabulary, grammar rules, and translate passages.
Based on the idea that language can only be acquired
. Focuses on using language in natural, meaningful contexts.
Silent Way: This approach allows the teacher to remain silent while students output the language on
cue through prompting.
Suggestopedia: A method based on the idea that if our brain is fully stimulated, we can learn a great
quantity of infomation. This method uses comfortable furniture, music, and other relaxing stimulants to help students learn.
Total Physical Response (TPR): Students learn by physically acting out new vocabulary and language structures.