Licks and chunks

van Schaick, Roger
May 2013
English Teaching Professional;May2013, Issue 86, p29
The author discusses ways for improving the students ability to speak fluent English language. He reflects on learning saxophone and his interest in jazz improvisation. He states that learning a language is like learning to play a musical instrument. He looks on lexical approach, which argued for a greater focus on expressions to develop spoken fluency. He outlines ways of teach adults in a private language school in Great Britain.


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