HOW TO DEVELOPCOMMUNICATIVE COMPETENCE
WITH OUR STUDENTS?Prepared by: Maicol Suntasig
Subject: English teaching practicum
DEFINING COMMUNICATIVE COMPETENCE
Knowledge of lexical items
Ability to connectsentences
Undesrtand the social context where thelanguage is used
Verbal or nonverbalstrategies to
Manipulate the environment. Ex: This is the stove
Control of events, approval, behavior control, etc.
Make statements. E: the sun is hot.
Ensure social maintanance. Ex: jokes, slang, folklore, etc.
To acquire knowledge
Create imaginary systems
Introducing self and other people
Exchanging personal information
Asking how to spell someones name
Apologizing and thanking
Identifying and describing people
Asking for information
Analysis of the relationship between forms and functions of language
We use language in stretches of discourse
Production and comprehension of language are factor of our ability to perceive
Without the pragmatic contexts of discourse
Our communication would be extraordinary ambiguous.
Teaching Reading: cohesion and coherence are common terms
Language comprehension and production may be loosely thought of as the effect of contexton strings of linguistics events.
Second Language Acquisition becomes a difficult task when pragmalinguistic orsociopragmatic constraints are brought to bear
Language and Gender
Form a significant, intricately interwoven
in our sociopragmatic competence
STYLES AND REGISTERSLevels of formality
Interactive language functions in whichsocial contact is of key importance
Is not what you say but how you say it
It is subconscious in a native speaker thatverbal language seems.
The expressions of culture is so bound up in nonverbal communication that thebarriers to culture learning are more nonverbal tan verbal.
Lack of interest, I dont know
Flirting signals, sexual signals
Insults, obscene gestures
It depends on the culture
American culture, for example, lack of ey contact could represent lack of attention
Violated if a strangerstand closer
ObjectsServe to mantain
Noses receive sensory
nonverbal messagesAnimal kigdom
Be aware of the
accepted mores of
other cultures in the