Theory of Language Learning Lecturer: Dr. DwiRukmini,M.Pd
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Although the original concept of theNatural Approach stemmed from Tracy Terrell’s experiences teaching Spanishclasses, it was Stephen Krashen who hasmade the Natural Approach internationallyfamous as well as heatedly debated. Tobegin with, Krashen states that distinctionshould be made between learning andacquisition in
second language acquisition
(SLA), which is similar to Chomsky’sdistinction between linguistic competenceand linguistic performance.