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Of of pertaining to any method of human communication, either spoken or written, consisting of the use of words in a structured and conventional way, whether united in a system specific to a country or region.

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Communicative Approach

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This technique uses a lot of talking between the teacher and learner. The goal is to express ones' feelings and use vocabularies.

Context Clues

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These are small words that try to define a big word in the same sentence without sounding like a dictionary.

Non-Verbal Communication

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A way of communication that does not involve any words. It only uses facial expression, gestures and other non-verbal actions. This is sometimes done with words or just the ...

Verbal Communication

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The use of words in exchanging ideas with another person. It may be written or spoken. This is the ideal way of communication between two people.

First Language

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(L1) – First language is the language that is innate or first learned by a person. This is usually the words spoken where he grew up.

Second Language

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(L2) – The term second language is the other language that a person can communicate with. For example, the usual second language of non-Americans is English.


Language; Language learning

This means prior knowledge. It is said that language learners can easily learn a language if he has a background of the topic or subject to be discussed.