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

Yunlin Shi, Eileen Ariza
2018 Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Social Science, Education and Humanities Research (SSEHR 2017)   unpublished
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
more » ... 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.
doi:10.2991/ssehr-17.2018.92 fatcat:xlmopwusfbdwzkqchuzysbuowe