ERIC Number: ED219811
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Teaching Communication Competencies to Second Language Learners. Special Edition.
Hudson, David D., Ed.
Communication: Journal of the Communication Association of the Pacific, v10 n3 Dec 1981
The articles in this special journal issue discuss specific methods and procedures for use by teachers in developing student competency in the use of English as a second language. Specific topics covered in the 12 articles are (1) teaching the functional usages of language, (2) teaching the persuasive uses of language, (3) developing the interpersonal controlling function of language, (4) the role of feelings in the teaching of English as a second language, (5) training in communicative competence, (6) the informing function in second language instruction, (7) teaching speakers of other languages the art of gathering information, (8) the ritualizing function of communication, (9) experimental methods for teaching the ritualizing function of communication, (10) using speech communication methods to teach the imagining function to speakers of other languages, (11) creative communication methods for teaching the imagining function to speakers of other languages, and (12) communication effectiveness. (FL)
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Communicative Competence (Languages), Creative Teaching, Educational Theories, English (Second Language), Language Usage, Limited English Speaking, Non English Speaking, Persuasive Discourse, Second Language Instruction, Speech Communication, Speech Instruction, Speech Skills, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Communication Association of the Pacific, Honolulu, HI.