On Communicative Language Teaching — Theoretical Foundations and Principles

Tsinghong Ma

Abstract


Theory of language, communicative competence, functional account of language use, discourse analysis and social-linguistic considerations have mainly made up the theoretical foundations of communicative approach to language teaching. The principles contain taking communication as the center, reflecting Real Communicating Process, avoiding Constant Error-correcting, and putting grammar at a right place.

Full Text: PDF DOI: 10.5539/ass.v5n4p40

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Asian Social Science   ISSN 1911-2017 (Print)   ISSN 1911-2025 (Online)

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