1901. The goal of classes is communication among people

In short courses or vacation ones I think that speaking is the language skill that should be worked out the most. 

However this doesn’t mean that other skills would not be practiced. Usually a class is a span of time where the four skills are practiced: listening, speaking, reading and writing. 

Activities and book exercises allow various skills to be used. It is rare that a single language skill be practiced. 

A class too is a period where naturalistically those skills are practiced – there is speaking and so listening too, and for example the student has to write down notes whilst listening or speaking. 

A class is and should be a period similar to life itself: the key point is communication amid people. / Photo from: students talking in class. 2012books lardbucket org


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