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Communicative Language Teaching: What We Have Gained (And What We Might Have Lost) – A Conversation Between Jeremy Harmer and Scott Thornbury

The Communicative Approach is so well-established, it’s more or less the default methodology for second language teaching. But where did it come from? How has it evolved? Where does it work? What are its strengths and its weaknesses?

In this wide-ranging conversation, in which Scott Thornbury and Jeremy Harmer interview each other, they will address these questions from the point of view of their own experience, convictions and doubts — and they invite you to do the same!