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  • TEACHING EXPERIENCE: I believe we can best describe Lengua Inglesa Instruction as the Communicative Language Approach (CLA), also known as Communicative Language Teaching (CLT): This goes beyond grammar, because I teach

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  • Communicative writing tends to involve what might be termed ‘deep processing’ of language as the ‘investing’ writer struggles to give clear expression to thoughts.

    C is for Communicative « An A-Z of ELT

  • Communicative effectiveness is prioritised above structural accuracy and the 3rd person singular ‘s’ serves no distinguishing communicative purpose.

    C is for Conditional (the Third) « An A-Z of ELT

  • Personal characteristics: Communicative, helpful and observative.

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  • Again, a good case for setting up speaking tasks that are likely to engage the learners because of their contingency and relevance (see previous thread: C is for Communicative).

    A is for Attention « An A-Z of ELT

  • Swain, M. (1985) ‘Communicative competence: some roles of comprehensible input and comprehensible output in its development’.

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  • Communicative whistling is usually considered a language surrogate - something which replaces normal language rather than operating within it.

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  • His paper was called "The Labors of Internet-Assisted Activism: Overcommunication, Miscommunication and Communicative Overload," and while he disguised his ethnographic field research somewhat in the paper, it was clear that he was describing the chaos of a presidential campaign in the final weeks before a big-state primary.

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  • This is a point that seems to converge with Habermas's notion of communicative action The Theory of Communicative Action, Volume 1: Reason and the Rationalization of Society.

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  • I recall a meeting with the great John Munby of Communicative Syllabus Design, an important author who gave up ELT to become BC ELO in Athens some years ago.

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