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What is an approach to language learning?

 

Definition
 

An approach to language learning consists of the techniques and activities you decide to use to learn a language, based on

 
  • your beliefs about language and how it is learned
  • your learning style preferences
  • the constraints of the learning situation
Examples
 

Several approaches to language acquisition are included in the Language Learning Bookshelf. There are four approaches based on learning style preferences:

  Approaches to language learning based on learning style preferences
  • The Relational Approach to language learning
  • The Analytical Approach to language learning
  • The Structured Approach to language learning
  • The Energetic Approach to language learning
 
See:

For discussion of these four approaches, see Approaches to language learning based on learning style.

See also
 

Ways to approach language learning

 

Essays on Field Language Learning


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