Misunderstandings of Communicative Language Teaching

Wen Wu

Abstract


Although Communicative Language Teaching is accepted by many English teachers in China as one of the most effective approach in English language teaching, there are still a number of misunderstandings about it. By comparing Johnstone; Sato and Kleinsasser and Thompson as well as Spada, this article focuses on four of the main misunderstandings, which are commonly held by the language teachers and researchers.


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English Language Teaching       ISSN 1916-4742 (Print)   ISSN  1916-4750 (Online)

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