Discourse and Context in Language Teaching

Discourse and Context in Language Teaching

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Recommends that language teachers incorporate discourse and pragmatics in their teaching if they wish to implement a communicative approach in their classrooms. The authors show how a discourse perspective can enhance the teaching of traditional areas of linguistic knowledge and language skills.For example, the teacher can scramble the sentences of an interesting anecdote and ask the learners to unscramble them ... Intermediate and advanced courses in ESL/EFL reading should enable students to experience, practice, and become anbsp;...

Title:Discourse and Context in Language Teaching
Author:Marianne Celce-Murcia, Elite Olshtain
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2000


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