Phil Quirke

Pre-session task
What do you know about the following 'humanistic' or 'alternative' approaches?

The Silent Way
Total Physical Response
Community Language Learning
The Natural Approach

(see the post-session reading from Humanistic Language Teaching for references.
Please read up briefly and familiarize yourselves with these before the session.

The session
This is a practical session where you will experience first-hand the learning experience of the above approaches.
If you miss the session, please read up further on the above approaches.
Write a brief paragraph on each in your journal and check your understanding of them with your mentor.

Post-session task
Decide on the approach you are going to use in your Experimental Practice Assignment.
Draw up a first draft lesson plan procedure and check it with your mentor.