International Journal of Language & Linguistics

ISSN 2374-8850 (Print), 2374-8869 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijll

Teaching and Learning English by Doing
Dr. Fang Li

Various teaching approaches have been tried in the teaching of English as a foreign language from the traditional grammar-translation approach, the direct approach, the audio-lingual approach, the cognitive approach, the natural approach, to the communicative approach and the task-based approach. In order to explore an effective College English teaching method, the author of this paper has experimented on "teaching and learning English by dong" in recent years. With a description of the present teaching situation and review of relative pedagogic methods, part of the teaching plans for two units of New College English Book Three and an analysis of the teaching plan by comparing it with other teaching approaches available, the author of this paper concludes that "teaching and learning English by doing" is an effective language teaching approach worth studying and practicing.

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