The Importance Of Language Acquisition

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Communication means being able to speak freely in the language, without translating in your head into your native tongue. It is the ability to speak freely in ordinary every day, occurrences in life like: getting up in the morning, eating breakfast, going out to school. it means conversing easily even in simple sentences, without having to stop and think of what words mean. Let us take a look at the process in which a person acquires this special skill: 1.1 Language acquisition One of the greatest miracles in this world is how children acquire their mother’s language. It is natural for children to learn the language surrounding them. Every child who grows in a caring environment learns his mother’s tongue automatically while socially interacting with the surroundings. Language acquisition refers to the process in which a person's knowledge of the language is acquired incidentally by his being…show more content…
When one can converse- ask questions and get answers, talk to the people in his surroundings he will not only enrich his grasp of the language, but all his English skills. Real, enjoyable reading is achieved by it and is based on one's knowledge in conversational language. One will feel he’s not only reading words but really understanding the text. However, only in recent times has conversation been given the same kind of detailed linguistic attention as written language. We begin from the premise that conversation is structurally patterned, and has an orderliness that is neither chaotic nor random, but is rather tightly organized and coherent. If this organization can be described in ways that are accessible to teachers and students, then there have to be practical classroom applications. However, the task of developing communication in the classroom is fraught with difficulties. 2. The Difficulties involved in Learning to Communicate in a Foreign

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