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    Which are the most useful, practical and applied teaching methods in High Schools?



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    If you mean with ESL, I think that the tendency is towards mixing and matching rather than following a single method. Things like CLT (Communicative Language Teaching) have become so vague that it is hard to define them as a clear method now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mad-ox View Post
    hi,

    Which are the most useful, practical and applied teaching methods in High Schools?



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    There are so many methods. What do you mean? Teaching English as a second language or in general?

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    Teaching English as a second language.


    I know that one method is the Role play. Could you give me examples of other methods?


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    Hi,
    Language is primarily what is spoken and secondarily what is written.
    Thus, Iím quite impressed with the Audio-lingua Method, which recommends speech should be given priority in language teaching, at the same time that structures also are given importance. It would be helpful to the later development of writing skill.
    Learners should be given lots of listening and speaking exposure before they can speak, practices are very important to help them improve.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mad-ox View Post
    Teaching English as a second language.


    I know that one method is the Role play. Could you give me examples of other methods?


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    Miming helps me much in my teaching.

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    I go for knowing my subject and having a sense of humour.

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