International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Student Project | English Language and Literature | Australia | Volume 11 Issue 6, June 2022 | Rating: 4.8 / 10 | Rate this Article


Communicative Language Teaching as a Second and Foreign Language Teaching

Hashim Ali Asiri


Abstract: Communicative language teaching (CLT) is a second and foreign language teaching approach that emphasizes on interactions as the ultimate objective and means of learning a target language. This approach is based on the theory that communication the main function of language use. Its main aim is to ensure that language learners develop and improve their communicative competence or ability. This approach involves creating real - life situations that facilitate and necessitate communication. Since its introduction in 1960s and 1970s, it has changed and evolved to meet the requirements of the modern generations. This paper discusses the current thinking and practices in second language learning.


Keywords: Communicative Language Teaching, Foreign Language


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 6, June 2022,


Pages: 231 - 232


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