Brown: Study Questions and Answers

Brown: Chapter 4 Questions

  1. What language-learning method was created as a result of WWII and what was its focus?
  2. What is an added connotation to the term "cooperative"in Cooperative Learning?
  3. What is the definition of Natural Approach?
  4. What is the difference between method and technique?
  5. What makes method and syllabus different?
  6. What are the major characteristics of Grammar-Translation?
  7. List three "designer" methods of the 70s for teaching languages, and describe the benefits for each method.
  8. Name the advantages and disadvantages of CLL.
  9. What two insight did the Silent Way give to the teaching profession? Why is it called the Silent Way?
  10. What is the main problem to apply Suggestopedia?
  11. Name at least four principles of the Direct Method.
  12. Which of these principles carried into the Audiolingual Method?
  13. What role did the Notional-Functional Syllabuses (NFS) play in the development of language teaching methodology?
  14. What is a Notional-Functional syllabus?
  15. Who was the man who had the bad year in Germany trying to teach himself the language and then had a young nephew flaunt language acquisition in his face?
  16. What do the terms approach, design, method, and procedure refer to? How do they relate to each other?
  17. Describe some of the features of the "designer methods."
  18. Why is it important to know everything they did wrong in the past and rehash everything that didn't work?

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