Fostering the Acquisition of Academic Language While Developing Communicative Competence
Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
Language instruction, higher education, curriculum and articulation, academic, communication
With the push for language learners to develop communicative competence in their target languages, the goal of developing academic proficiency is often neglected, especially at the early learning stages. Presenters offer strategies for fostering early academic language proficiency while expanding communicative competence in the college-level beginning and intermediate language classrooms.
Shaver, Annis N. and Grandouiller, Louise M., "Fostering the Acquisition of Academic Language While Developing Communicative Competence" (2016). English, Literature, and Modern Languages Faculty Presentations. 155.