The purpose of this research is to argue that ECRIF stages used foreign language teaching show a taxonomic structure in light of the developments in the classification of cognitive objectives (taxonomy). In this study, it is aimed that ECRIF stages which are used for English teaching show a taxonomic structure in the light of developments in the classification of cognitive goals. This study employs document analysis technique, one of the qualitative research methods. By using many databases, studies about ECRIF were examined and then these documents were analyzed and interpreted. In this way, some results have been reached. According to the results, ECRIF (Encounter, Clarify, Remember, Internalize, Fluency) which is an abbreviation of five different words, has a taxonomic structure with its teaching steps.