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set of principles about teaching including views on method,
a philosophy of language and learning. Approaches have theoretical backing
with practical applications.
approach has affected language teaching greatly, changing the focus away
from structure to meaning and accuracy
to fluency. In
this approach, a functional
syllabus replaces a structural
In recent years, some authors have combined an emphasis
on lexis with the
communicative approach to suggest a lexical
approach to language learning and teaching.