Teaching practice is generally defined into five main models. There are no definite boundaries between each model. No one model is regarded as superior to another. A thorough knowledge of all models leads to greater teacher flexibility and efficiency. Notice that these can be readily adapted to AIAL.
Some teaching-learner models are outlined below.
Approach is "teacher-centered"
based on "well-structured steps" of learning and the use of reinforcement
the teacher creates a "supportive atmosphere"
emphasizes learning based on the student's "interaction" with other people and with society, i.e. personal interaction.
"pupil-centered" model involving a range of teacher structuring with which the self-directed student interacts