Natural approach ii
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Transcripts - Natural approach ii
• To help beginners become intermediates.
• To help adults in learning foreign
• To depend on learner needs and skills
and level being taught.
• To pick up the grammar by themselves
when they are ready
• To develop basic communicative
skills – oral and written.
• To the needs of the students and
their particular interest.
Types of learning and teaching activities.
• Comprehensible input is
presented in the target language
• Using techniques such as TPR,
mime and gesture.
• Group techniques are similar to
• Learners start to talk when they
Should not try and learn
language in the usual sense.
Responds to the teacher by
Interact with teacher and other
• Stages of linguistic development.
• Learners responsibilities
1. Provide information about their specific
2. Take an active role in ensuring
3. Decide when to start producing speech
and when to upgrade it.
4. Where learning exercises are to be a part
of the program, complete and correct
1. Primary source of comprehensible
input in the target language
2. Creates positive low-anxiety
3. Responsible for collecting
materials and designing their use.
• The primary aim is to promote
comprehension and communication
• The world of relia rather than text
books, such as
• It takes long time and learner
can do only elementary things
• It rarely concerns about
• The idea of comprehensible input
critics point out that students will
‘emerge’ at different times (or
perhaps not at all) and it is hard to
determine which forms of language
input will be ‘comprehensible’ to the
The Natural Approach adopts techniques and
activities from different sources but uses
them to provide comprehensible input.