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Savignon 1983


Savignon, Sandra J. 1983. Communicative competence: theory and classroom practice; texts and contexts in second language learning. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley. 284pp.


An introduction to the theoretical bases of communicative language teaching and a guide to building a second language acquisition program based on those theories. Contains: definition of communicative competence, discussion of second language acquisition research, learner attitudes, selection of materials, developing curriculum, testing. Includes glossary.

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