ERIC Number: EJ392285
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Knowledge of Language and Ability for Use.
Widdowson, H. G.
Applied Linguistics, v10 n2 p128-37 Jun 1989
Attempts to clarify the notion of language competence and draws on its relevance to language teaching practices. Language use competence may involve the adjustment of pre-assembled and memorized patterns and not so much the generation of expressions by direct reference to rules. (Author/CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at a joint seminar of the British and American Associations for Applied Linguistics (Coventry, England, July 8-10, 1988).