Lesson 2: Rethinking the Place of Vocabulary


1. Categorize the following lexical item: Just a moment please.

2. Language learners need to be able to analyze every lexical and grammatical feature of a sentence in order to be able to understand its meaning.

3. A structured input exercise:

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Do you agree with Lewis, or do you believe that grammar should be the basis of the foreign language classroom syllabus? What do you think reactions from outside FL teachers might be to the approach used in Français interactif? How might you defend the decision to structure a course based on the lexical approach rather than according to a more traditional grammatical syllabus?