A Critical Overview of Communicative Language Teaching
In this paper, an introduction to various English language teaching methods is presented attheoutset. Some prominent definitions of Communicative Language Teaching are mentioned along with the origin, theoretical background and major characteristic features. Communicative Language Teaching (CLT) is one of the best and a recent approach in teaching English as foreign / second language and it has been brought under focus by many linguistics and researchers. This paper also explain who this approach has made language learning more communicative with reference to many researchers conducted studies on this approach. I shall also explain the advantage and disadvantage of CLT in implementation. Finally the conclusion is drawn as per the review of the literature indicated.
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