Teaching foreign-language skills

by Wilga M. Rivers

Publisher: University of Chicago Press in Chicago

Written in English
Published: Pages: 403 Downloads: 33
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Statement[by] Wilga M. Rivers.
LC ClassificationsPB35 .R43
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 403 p.
Number of Pages403
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5618148M
LC Control Number68026761

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages 23 cm: Contents: Objectives and methods --The audio-lingual method --The place of grammar --Construction of grammatical drills and exercises --Teaching sounds --Listening comprehension --The speaking skill: learning the fundamentals --The speaking skill: spontaneous expression.

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