Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Social Science, Education and Humanities Research (SSEHR 2017)

A Study on the Natural Approach (NA) and Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling (TPRS)

Authors
Yunlin Shi, Eileen Ariza
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Yunlin Shi
Available Online February 2018.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/ssehr-17.2018.92How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Natural Approach (NA), TPRS, second language acquisition.
Abstract
This paper is a literature study of the Natural Approach (NA) and Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling (TPRS), and tell the origin and development of NA and TPRS, and also introduces advantages and disadvantages of NA and TPRS methodologies, and explains clearly the relationship between NA and TPRS, their tenets and practices fits well with each other, NA is a development of TPRS. Total Physical Response (TPR) stresses the responding to an instructor's verbal commands with body movements, late reading and storytelling adds to it, then TPR becomes TPRS. NA originates from the baby's acquisition of first language and its principles are low anxiety, moderate input, and enough patient waiting.
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Proceedings
6th International Conference on Social Science, Education and Humanities Research (SSEHR 2017)
Part of series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
February 2018
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978-94-6252-471-2
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2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/ssehr-17.2018.92How to use a DOI?
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This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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