On the Appropriateness of CLT And TBLT in The Chinese Foreign Language Teaching Environment


  • Lingrui Zhang
  • Jia Lu




Communicative language teaching (CLT), Task-based language teaching (TBLT), Foreign language teaching.


 With the comprehensive promotion of the new round of basic education curriculum reform in China, the new curriculum standard advocates to change the tendency of the English curriculum to pay too much attention to the explanation and teaching of grammar and vocabulary knowledge, and neglect the cultivation of students' practical language usability, to achieve this goal, the Communicative Learning Teaching Method (CLT) and the TBLT method (TBLT) were popular at one time. The paper analyzes the advantages and disadvantages of the two teaching methods according to their definitions and points out that teachers should choose the appropriate English teaching method according to comprehensive factors such as students' needs, social environment, and learning objectives.


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14 September 2023

How to Cite

Zhang, L., & Lu, J. (2023). On the Appropriateness of CLT And TBLT in The Chinese Foreign Language Teaching Environment. International Journal of Education and Humanities, 10(3), 44–47. https://doi.org/10.54097/ijeh.v10i3.11854