Author: Laura Gonzalez

Voilà une phrase du célèbre journaliste et écrivain, qui peut résumer le véritable défi de tout enseignant. En effet, c’est à lui qu’incombe la tâche d’« éveiller le désir d’apprendre ». Avec la centration sur l’apprenant issue du constructivisme puis l’approche communicative et enfin l’approche...

In 2001, The Common European framework of Reference for languages highlighted the importance of the knowledge of socio-cultural aspects and replaces the term socio-cultural competence by that of Intercultural competence. IC refers to the ability to understand cultures, including your on, and use this understanding...

Nowadays the most accepted instructional framework in second language programmes is Communicative Language Teaching ( henceforth CLT). Its main goal is to achieve communicative competence. This theoretical term refers to being able to use the linguistic system effectively and appropriately in the second language...

In order to develop this unit we will divide this essay in five main chapters. The first one will analyze in detail the term communicative competence and its evolution through new methods and approaches. The second chapter will emphasize the importance of the development of...

Language typology attempts to classify languages according to high-order principles of morphology and syntax and to make sets of generalisations across different languages irrespective of their genetic affiliations, i.e. of what language family they belong to...

Phonetics, Phonology This is the level of sounds. One must distinguish here between the set of possible human sounds, which constitutes the area of phonetics proper, and the set of system sounds used in a given human language, which constitutes the area of phonology...

The structures of a language, the rules governing the changes of their forms and the combination of elements composing it, constitute the grammar of that language. It is studied by linguistics. Linguistics is the science which deals with the study of the language and it...

Following the bellwether provided by linguistic theories of the last few decades, language teaching has undergone a shift from the mastery of language use to the mastery of language structures. Before attempting an analysis of the current approach “The Communicative Language Teaching” CLT. It would...

Europa es un gran espacio geográfico, muy fragmentado políticamente, donde conviven pueblo y culturas diferentes, con una historia llena de conflictos por el dominio del territorio. Se ha iniciado un proceso de integración económica y política, relativamente avanzado, pero todavía no terminado, que intenta eliminar...