- The structural approach has limited application. It is best suited for the early stage of teaching English.
- The structural approach ever emphasizes oral work and speech manipulation. There is blind repetition of structural items during oral teaching.
- The approach ignores reading and writing children fail to expand their language acquisition.
- This approach fails to exploit children’s mother tongue.
- The proper working out of the structural approach requires efficient teachers. There is acute dearth of such teachers.
- It is not practicable in Indian schools.
- It will not help cover the syllabus.
The Structural Approach to the Teaching of English: the Possible Grounds for Dissatisfaction
An English Teacher; M. A.(English) , D. Ed., B. Ed., UGC- NET Qualified
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