It is not About Methods, but Principles

Changing Perspectives

  • CIEX Journal Centro de Idiomas Extranjeros "Ignacio Manuel Altamirano"
  • Jorge Aguilar Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa


The field of language teaching has experienced many changes and trends over the last few decades. Various methods have come and gone and we still haven’t been able to find one to help learners develop the language skills they need. This talk claims that there is no one single best method that can meet the goals and needs of all learners and that language programs should focus more on identifying and using principles that can operate as theoretical and practical guidelines for teachers to design more meaningful learning experiences.


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Journal, C., & Aguilar, J. (2019). It is not About Methods, but Principles. CIEX Journ@l, 9(9), 55. Retrieved from
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