Towards an Aesthetics of ELT

Alan Maley


One of the major intentions for this paper is to counter the currently prevailing, so-called ‘scientific’, approach to language learning, with its emphasize on   objectives, detailed curricular prescription, predictable outcomes, testing and assessment, bureaucratic control , and the rest. I wish to contrast such ‘scientific’  approaches unfavorably with intuitive/aesthetic approaches.

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