Becoming an ESL, Bilingual/Bicultural teacher one day at a time. This site is for future teachers and teachers of English Language Learners/ CLD. You will find resources in English and in Spanish that can serve as a guide in your journey.
When I took TESL 350, we talked about this method. The Audio-Lingual Method is still used in schools to teach English as Second Language. It’s a traditional method, with advantages and disadvantages. It’s emphasis is on the acquisition of patterns in common everyday dialogue. It is based on Skinner’s Behaviorism theory, it assumed that a human being can be trained using a system of reinforcement. Correct behaviour receives positive feedback, while errors receive negative feedback.
This is a Prezi presentation about “Historical Methods: Audio-Lingual Method”
by Sara Feveryear on 17 September 2012
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