What do you do when you need to express the meaning of a word that you donAcanact know in a foreign language? How do you start and close a conversation, and how do you keep it going? What can you do if you are not sure about what to say in an unfamiliar situation?Communication strategies is a book about the ways and means that users of a second or foreign language can employ when they have to face problems due to gaps in their linguistic, communicative or intercultural competence. Strategies also enable them to deal with uncertainty in personal and intercultural contacts and to increase their autonomy in using languages.Communication strategies is both a handbook for teachers, teacher trainers and educators, providing them with a sound methodological background, and a collection of 30 practice activities, games and tasks for language learners and users. Photocopiable worksheets are provided, as well as freely downloadable recordings of native and non-native speakers of English.closing conversations, trying to keep a conversation open, turn-taking, managing topics and againing timea; ac para- and extra-linguistic strategies: these complement the essentially verbal communication strategies with the important andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Communication strategies : learning and teaching how to manage oral interaction|
|Publisher||:||Lulu.com - 2010|