TITLE

HUMANISTIC METHODS IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE TEACHING

AUTHOR(S)
Mocanu, Mihaela
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
Euromentor;Sep2012, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p71
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The psychological research and changes occurred in pedagogical thinking have led to new methods in foreign language teaching called "humanistic methods" or "fringe methods" which focus on some aspects neglected by the traditional strategies: feelings, emotions, interpersonal relationships: suggestopedia, first an experimental method belonging to suggestology, has become a psychological method of teaching and learning foreign languages based mainly on indirect suggestion which appeals to a peripheral subliminal; the silent way, which stems from the trend initiated by the Italian specialist in pedagogy Maria Montessori is based on the fact that the process of learning a foreign language is a natural one, which children perform involuntarily; cooperative learning, whose roots are in the counseling techniques of psychotherapy, is greatly based on group dynamics; the total physical response, which originates in the action-based methods, refers to the learner's reaction, to the instructions received from the teacher and it has been a successful method to teach foreign language for children
ACCESSION #
82514330

 

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