Goals, Method, and Theory in Language Instruction

  • H. Stephen Straight


The present paper addresses three very different questions about language instruction. First, WHY is there language instruction? A review of the variety of reasons why people might have a use for learning a language leads to the conclusion that a very great variety of methods of language instruction should be employed.


Comprehension Approach Language Instruction Comprehension Skill Language Teacher Language Class 
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  • H. Stephen Straight
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  1. 1.State University of New York at BinghamtonBinghamtonUSA

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