Teaching english as a foreign language through the total physical response method, the communicative approach and the natural approach
Chuquimia Aduviri, Lidia Leonor
Quina Mamani, Roberto Simione (Tutor)
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The present guided work shows the final report about all the activities carried out at the Centro Comunitario Juvenil Cuerpo de Cristo (CCJCC). And its main objective is to contribute the CCJCC with the English teaching courses to teenagers who belong to public schools and are, at the same time, current members of the center CCJCC. It was held out at the Centro Comunitario Juvenil Cuerpo de Cristo (CCJCC), dependent on Fundación Cuerpo de Cristo (FCC), located in Villa Adela, El Alto city between January and August in 2011. This work is divided into three chapters: the first is the diagnostic section, the second is the literature review, and the last one is the proposal section. Chapter one, the diagnostic section, gives an introduction on the importance of English language learning and its relation with culture; it also makes a description of the place of research where the English teaching was carried out, the CCJCC; it describes the population; and explains the diagnosis of needs accomplished in the center; it further describes the analysis of data obtained from the diagnosis of needs; and, finally, it explains the importance of the guided work. Chapter two, the literature review, describes all the aspects related to the English teaching by means of different methods and approaches; it describes the importance of the syllabus in a language teaching program; it describes the use of cartoons and serials as educational tools in English teaching; it also explains the difference between teaching English as a second or as a foreign language; and finally it shows the types of evaluation that may be used in a course. Chapter three, the proposal section, proposes a program for the English teaching course at the CCJCC through a new English teaching material, a textbook with its supplementary materials designed through the Total Physical Response Method, the Communicative Approach and the Natural Approach plus the use of TV cartoons and TV serials (TV programs) as teaching strategies; it describes the goals of the course and describes all the necessary procedures to carry out the guided work.