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ERIC Number: EJ392286
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Communicative Competence, Language Proficiency, and Beyond.
Spolsky, Bernard
Applied Linguistics, v10 n2 p138-56 Jun 1989
Describes attempts to formalize and characterize a theory of communicative competence, focusing on the advantages of a preference model (which identifies and grades learning variables in order of importance) and of models developed on the premise of parallel distributed processing (which suggest that such rule-based processing are in fact gross generalizations). (94 references) (Author/CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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Note: Paper presented at a joint seminar of the British and American Associations for Applied Linguistics (Coventry, England, July 8-10, 1988).