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ERIC Number: EJ479582
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0307-8337
Teaching Conversational Skills Intensively: Course Content and Rationale.
Dornyei, Zoltan; Thurrell, Sarah
ELT Journal, v48 n1 p40-49 Jan 1994
Topics for conversation courses include conversational rules and structure, conversational strategies, functions and meaning in conversation, and social and cultural contexts. The direct teaching of conversational skills involves adding specific language input, increasing the role of consciousness raising, and sequencing communicative tasks systematically. (Contains 14 references.) (JP)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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