700 Reasons: Reason #204

Reason: 204
Language learners learn how to listen to public announcements, to media, as a member of a live audience, for gist, for specific information, for detailed understanding, for implications. They learn how to speak in an interaction which could be a transaction, a casual conversation, an informal discussion, a formal discussion, a debate, an interview, how to give information or instructions, make presentations speaking from notes, speaking spontaneously or giving a prepared speech
King, A., Honeybone, A. (2000) ‘The language of graduate skills’ in King, A. (ed) Languages and the Transfer of Skills (London: CILT), pp. 14-31
Related Keywords:
Communication, Language learning skills