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Children’s Acquisition of Communicative Competence and Discussion on Awakening and Developing Students’ Communicative Competence in University English Teaching

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What plays an important role in language teaching and learning is Communicative competence. This paper tries to explore the children’s acquisition of communicative competence and yet with the spread and development of English around the world and its increased use in Iran, research about improved methods to develop university students’ English level has become of great importance.This paper also dissects the inevitability and viability of developing students’ communicative competence in University English Teaching (UET) and also debates the advantages and challenges of Communicative Language Teaching (CLT) for UET. A questionnaire is used to determine students’ understanding of the term communicative competence.


International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences (Volume 49)
M. Fatehi and M. Entezari, "Children’s Acquisition of Communicative Competence and Discussion on Awakening and Developing Students’ Communicative Competence in University English Teaching", International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences, Vol. 49, pp. 176-184, 2015
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