Teaching English Grammar Communicatively: Theories, Principles and Implications in English Teaching in Vietnam

Cam T. H. Khuong


In Vietnamese high schools, English is mainly taught under the Grammar Translation Method in order to help students get good results in grammar-oriented examinations. Therefore, in a long term, the students suffer from tiredness and failure to communicate in English properly. A conceptual framework of studying grammar is shaped with a view that grammar should be studied in context. Following this theoretical stance, principles and implications for grammar teaching are formed to enhance students’ communicative competence and their interest in learning grammar.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/ijelt.v2n2p68


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