ERIC Number: EJ278147
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Communicative Needs in Foreign Language Teaching.
Richards, Jack C.
ELT Journal, v37 n2 p111-20 Apr 1983
Five assumptions about the nature of verbal communication are discussed in relation to the communicative needs of second-language learners: that communication is meaning-based, conventional, appropriate, interactional, and structured. Implications for foreign-language teaching are examined. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
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