Merits and Issues of Communicative Language Teaching in the Post-method Era


  • Hejin Yuan


Post-method Era; English Teaching; Communicative Language Teaching (CLT); Merits; Issue.


Post-method theory is not a specific teaching method but an approach of foreign language teaching. The Post-method is beyond the level of specific methods and there is no fixed set of teaching methods. Communicative Language Teaching (CLT) plays an important role in cultivating students' communicative competence. With the advent of Post-method era, English teaching in China is gradually breaking the situation of single method and exploring English classroom teaching from multiple perspectives. This study explores the merits and issues of Communicative Language Teaching in China’s English teaching pedagogy from the perspective of Post-method era, and reflects on the application of Communicative Language Teaching from the perspective of Post-method era. So that Communicative Language Teaching can play a better role in English teaching pedagogy in China.


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How to Cite

Yuan, H. (2022). Merits and Issues of Communicative Language Teaching in the Post-method Era. Frontiers in Humanities and Social Sciences, 2(11), 19–25. Retrieved from