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The Grammar-Translation Method. reading, translation, grammar. The Grammar-Translation Method (GTM) evolved from the Classical Method.
Acquirement of vocabulary
Use of words in sentences
Synonyms and antonyms
Fill in the blanks.
Translation of paragraphs
Reading and comprehend texts
What it is?
The grammar translation method is a method offoreign or second language teaching which usesthe translation and the grammar study as themain teaching and learning activities.
It is effective?
It represents an important tool to help studentsto comprehend English much better
If teachers abuse too much of it, it couldbecome a problem to them. English requirespractice
It stimulates students´ participation
It helps the students to understand the Englishin an easier way, specially when the studentsare begginers.
Advantages & Disadvantages
It is helpful for beginners
Vocabulary and grammar are emphasized
It is focused only in 2 macro abilities readingand writing
Speaking and listening receives little attention
To enable students to read, translate andcomprehend written texts in the sourcelanguage.