discovery is any inductive teaching approach where rather than the teacher just telling students the rules, the learners are provided
with examples and encouraged to work out the rules governing them for
In language teaching this entails
giving examples of a specific language item. The teacher will usually devise
some specific tasks for the students to do to guide them in the right
of the activities on the tenses in Unit 4, Part 3 of this course are
examples of guided discovery.