QuestionsWhat are the aims of Structural Approach?
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 Menon and Patel give the following aims of the structural approach:
  • To lay the foundation of English by establishing through drill and repetition of about 275 graded structures.
  • To enable the children to attain mastery over an essential vocabulary of about 3000 root words for active use.
  • To correlate the teaching of grammar and composition with the reading lessons.
  • To teach the four fundamental skills namely understanding, speaking, reading and writing in the order named.
  • To lay proper emphasis on the aural-oral approach, active methods and the condemnation of formal grammar for its own sake.