QuestionsWhat are the Principles of the Grammar Translation Method?
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The translation method is based on the following principles and possesses the following characteristics:
  • The mother tongue dominates this method.
  • The words and phrases of a foreign language can be best Interpreted in the mother tongue of the students.
  • The unit of teaching English is a word, not a sentence.
  • The words and phrases of a foreign language can best be learnt when interpreted in the mother tongue of the students.
  • Structures of a foreign language can be best learnt when compared and contrasted to those of the mother tongue.
  • Teaching of a foreign language through translation is easy, quick and economical.
  • The knowledge of rules helps the learners to avoid any type of mistakes.