Communicative Language Teaching is also familiar with Communicative Approach. This approach reaches its significant role nowadays that most schools adopts the approach into their teaching and learning English Activity. Below, you will notice some understanding of Communicative Language Teaching from my students.
1.) What is the main goal of CLT?
Answer : The main goal of CLT is to develop the communicative competence of the learners in the classroom, and make learner’s are involved in the learning process so that language develops automatically.
2.) Explain the principle in the CLT practice?
1. Language as it is used in real context should be introduced to the student’s. It means that the student’s have to know the language before they learn.
2. The target language is the vehicle for classroom activities. It means that the target language always used in the classroom in order to communication between student and teacher can be better.
3. Opportunities should be given to student’s to express their ideas and opinion. It means that the teachers have to give opportunities to the student’s to ask, to tell something, to respond what the teacher’s say.
4. Student’s should be able to figure of the speaker’s or writer’s intention.
3.) How do the principal apply to teacher and student?
Answer : The principal apply to teacher and student with reading and writing, focus on generate new knowledge, create literature and art, and act on social facilities. The teacher always give opportunities for reading and writing in the classroom, then the student make some discussion for generate new knowledge after they read and write so that the student’s can improve their skill.