Communicative language teaching (CLT), or the communicative approach, is an approach to language teaching that emphasizes interaction as both the means and the ultimate goal of study.
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... Accuracy Producing language with few errors ... have learned or achieved from a program of study should be part of every language program and be specific to the goals and objectives of a specific language course ... flexible to respond to the particular goals and needs of the students in a language program ...
... One of the most famous attacks on communicative language teaching was offered by Michael Swan in the English Language Teaching Journal in 1985 ... critiqued CLT for paying insufficient attention to the context in which teaching and learning take place, though CLT has also been defended against this charge (e.g ... Often, the communicative approach is deemed a success if the teacher understands the student ...
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