A comparative study on teaching methods and approaches in ESL classrooms of Bangla and English version secondary schools in Bangladesh
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This paper compares the teaching methods and approaches in ESL classroom of Bangla and English version secondary levels. The researcher conducted the study on randomly selected 20 students and 20 teachers from ESL classrooms of 10 Bangla and English version schools at the secondary level. Adapted Likert scale has been employed to collect data from the respondents. In addition 2 Bangla and 2 English version ESL classes were observed to get actual scenario of the teaching. For analyzing collected data, the researcher applied mixed method. The findings of analyzed data show that Bangla version school teachers are using communicative method under grammar-based pedagogy. In contrast English version teachers are using communicative method in comprehensive way. However, both Bangla and English version schools teach their students deductive grammar lessons. This paper can help policy makers to improve teaching methods and approaches in ESL classrooms of Bangla and English version schools.