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Developing discourse comprehension: theory and practice. by David Nunan

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Published by SEAMEO Regional Language Centre in Singapore .
Written in English


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SeriesOccasional papers -- no. 43
ContributionsSEAMEO. Regional Language Centre.
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Open LibraryOL13922677M

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comprehension, they are caused by a deficiency of requisite knowledge. The solution, then, is merely to build in that knowledge. Clearly, availability of appropriate background knowledge is necessary for comprehension, and many reading problems may be traceable to mismatches between background knowledge. knowledge includes grammar, syntax, semantics and the world in general. The prevailing view is that reading is an interactive process involving both knowledge of the world and knowledge of the language, where they coordinate and interact to contribute the comprehension of the text (Williams and Moran, ).File Size: 1MB.   Theories of Reading Development. The use of printed words to capture language is one of the most remarkable inventions of humankind, and learning to read them is one of the most remarkable achievements of : An Analysis of Discourses in CLT from Sociocultural Theory Perspective Xiaomei Yang Qingdao University of Science and Technology, China Abstract—Theoretically, CLT (communicative language teaching) aims to develop language learners’ communicative competence with “whole-task practice, motivation improving, natural learning and learning.

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