Structural view, Language as a system of structurally defined elements
Functional view, Language as a vehicle of functional meaning
Interactional view, Language as a vehicle of interpersonal relations and social transactions between individuals
Objectives, They determine what a method sets out to achieve
Organization of the content, The decission of making a syllabus, depending on the language issues of the course
Types of learning and activities, Interaction between teacher, students and materials.
Roles, Teacher´s role, To integrate both the objectives of the method and learning theory., Student´s role, -Planning their own learning program -Monitoring and evaluating their own progress - Interacting with others -Tutoring other students -Learning from other resources, Instructional material´s role, Making connections between the material created for the course and the students and teacher needs.
Resources, Time, Space, Equipment