Timeline of Teaching Methods

Events

Direct Method(1900-1930)

1900-01-01 - 1930-01-01

Grammar Translation(1900-1940)

1900-01-01 - 1940-01-01

Audio-lingual (AL)(1945-1965)

1945-01-01 - 1965-01-01

Community Language Learning(1955-1970)

1955-01-01 - 1970-01-01

Total Physical Response(TPR)(1977-1980)

1975-01-01 - 1980-01-01

Natural Approach(1977-1985)

1977-01-01 - 1985-01-01

Suggestopedia(1979-1985)

1979-01-01 - 1985-01-01

Communicative Language Teaching(1980-Now)

1980-01-01 - 2016-01-01

Silent Way(1980-1990)

1980-01-01 - 1990-01-01

Whole Language(1980-1990)

1980-01-01 - 1990-01-01

Content-Based Instruction(1989-Now)

1989-01-01 - 2016-01-01

Principled Eclecticism(2000-Now)

2000-01-01 - 2016-01-01