foreign individuals practicing English they learned
Yes, what kind of soda pop do you carry?
Hi! Can I help you find something you're looking for?
Communicative competence is having the general ability to accurately use language. Communication strategy whereas the speaker uses vocabulary they know to express themselves. (Yule, 169)
I saw him!! My friend and I fell back laughing.. it was too funny.
I thought he was funny, too!!!
I saw the tail end of his act. I think he is weird.
Did you see John during recess?
Did anyone see that one boy during recess?
He name John.
The silly kine?
Yes, John is his name. He is a comedian.
According to Yule, during the first two to three years of development a child requires interaction with other language users in order to bring this general language capacity into operation...language a child learns is not genetically inherited, but is acquired in a particular language(150). Although there are different believe on how to have a communication experience, everyone agree that emphasis should be on function rather than form (166).