2. Language learning is both forming habit and also utilizing the the student’s innate capacity for language as a rule governed creative activity.(By Noam Chomsky) Cognitive school of psychology: using the student’s innate capacity for the language. The student uses his creative mental power.
3. Keep the students involved. Try to have a student centered class as far as possible. Keep the appropriate ratio of teacher talk and student talk. The minimal requirement: Teacher talking time 50%, student talking time 50%. (Traditional class is a teacher centered class, modern class is a student centered class.)
Open the door please. Can/could you open the door?
Will you open the door please? Would you mind opening the door please?
Would you oopen the door please? Would you be so kind enough to open the door?
I am leaving İzmir now. (at the moment of speaking)
I am leaving İzmir tomorrow.(It is going to take place tomorrow)
(The same form but different meanings and functions).
• positive interference
• negative interference.
Before the teacher present the new item he will anticipate the problems by the contrastive analysis. Audio-Linguistics beleive that great majority of problems occur because of the differences between Turkish and English.