Boran, G├╝ltekin
March 2008
Ekev Academic Review;Spring2008, Vol. 12 Issue 35, p363
Academic Journal
Psychology and language teaching has been interrelated. Psychology has always contributed to language teaching a great deal and the learning theories of many language teaching methods are based on the learning theories of psychology and what is more, some of them adopted the learning theories of psychology as their learning theories. In this article, the five perspectives of psychology; Biological Perspective, Learning perspective, Cognitive Perspective, Sociocultural Perspective, Psychodynamic Perspective were examined and various language teaching methods were evaluated in terms of these five perspectives. In the conclusion part, some suggestions were made for successful language teaching.


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