How to Use the Grammar Translation Method

This article enumerates the goals and briefly explains the six characteristics of the Grammar Translation Method. It also provides some ideas on how to use the grammar translation method in teaching English as a second or foreign language. Goals of Grammar Translation Method The goals of the Grammar Translation Method (GTM) are: To enable the students to: read literature in a target language, and memorize grammar rules and vocabulary of the target language. The target language is a foreign language which a person intends to learn. Characteristics of the Grammar Translation Method The following are the six characteristics of the … Continue reading How to Use the Grammar Translation Method