Pustovoitov Yury Leonidovich
Moscow Witte University
Senior lecturer department of Psychology, pedagogy and socio-humanitarian disciplines

The object of research in this article is teaching foreign languages. The matter under study is forming grammar skills within classical and communicative teaching grammar. The author proves importance of the problem of teaching grammar in the context of client-oriented approach practised nowadays. The article presents a review of the main ideas of working on grammar within different approaches to teaching languages. The main author’s conclusions are the following statements. Nowadays market of educational services dictates reconsidering teaching grammar for communicative approach, but it should not result in giving up working on grammar. However communicative teaching has a number of peculiarities and difficulties. Classical teaching grammar that is often presented as obsolete and ineffective is timeproof. More than one generation managed to learn a foreign language this way including those who propagandize communicative teaching nowadays. Assumedly classical teaching should not be rejected but fitting it into modern communicative ideals is not an easy task. The novelty of this article consists in viewing approaches to teaching grammar through the prism of educational services that dictate not only good result but client’s satisfaction in the process as well.

Keywords: approach, communication, construction, grammar, language, method, skills, structure

Category: 13.00.00 Pedagogics

Article reference:
Alternative approaches to forming foreign grammar skills // Modern scientific researches and innovations. 2015. № 6. P. 5 [Electronic journal]. URL:

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