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Volume 2, Issue 3, May 2014, Page: 145-153
An Integrative Model of Grammar Teaching: From Academic to Communicative Needs
Yahya Dkhissi, ChouaibDoukkaliUniversity, El Jadida, Morocco
Received: Jan. 15, 2014;       Accepted: Apr. 16, 2014;       Published: Apr. 20, 2014
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijll.20140203.13      View  3194      Downloads  657
Abstract
Language teaching has often raised the issue of students’ overall academic performance. This paper deals with a foregrounding subject in language teaching namely grammar teaching. With regard to the critical situation of grammar teaching in our English departments in Morocco, this paper is based on the assumption that formal grammar teaching does not provide the expected output that the teaching-learning enterprise requires from both teachers and learners. Therefore, the objective of this paper is to review the grammar teaching methods and find out the practical solutions for the following problems: lack of coordination and consistency of methods, lack of communicative grammar text books, the difficulties in students’ mastery of the English grammar even when students get plenty comprehensible input, and finally the teaching of grammar according to syllabus not students’ needs. The paper concludes with a new model that engages students in a more practical, comprehensible and useful method of grammar teaching: the Exploration, production and Integration Model.
Keywords
Grammar Teaching, Needs Analysis, Exploration, Integrative Model
To cite this article
Yahya Dkhissi, An Integrative Model of Grammar Teaching: From Academic to Communicative Needs, International Journal of Language and Linguistics. Vol. 2, No. 3, 2014, pp. 145-153. doi: 10.11648/j.ijll.20140203.13
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