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The Grammar-Translation Method of Teaching English

The Grammar-Translation method of teaching English is a fairly old method that was very popular in the 18th and 19th centuries. Nowadays, other methods are better for learning a language, but you will still find some teachers that like this method. There is very little speaking practice and most language is focused on learning the rules of grammar and writing. Read about the methodology, examples and the pros and cons of using this method for teaching English.