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Two Basic Ways to Present & Practice Language Functions

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Language functions define what the person should say or write in communicative situations. The best way to present and practice these functions is in context by using real-life conversations. Typical Language Functions Inviting Suggesting Promising Apologizing Requesting information Agreeing Disagreeing Offering How to Teach a Conversation Start with...
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The Main 10 Steps To Teach Functional Langauge

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Most students struggle to communicate effectively in some social situations because most teachers focus overly on grammar and often neglect teaching students functional language. The heart of functional language is understanding the implied social meaning of certain expressions. We use language mainly to perform some kind of communicative...
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