CLL differs from other methods by which languages are taught. It’s based on an approach modeled on counseling techniques that alleviate anxiety, threat and the personal and language problems a person encounters in the learning of foreign languages. The social dynamics occurring in the group are very important and a number of conditions are needed for learning to take place.
a. CLL is attempts to overcome that threatening affective factors in EFL and ESL
b. The counselor allow the learners to determine type of conversation and to analyze the language inductively
a. The counselor can become too non directive. Students often need directions
b. The method relies completely on inductive learning
c. Translation is an intricate and difficult task