On the Cultivation of Oral English Communicative Competence in Teaching

Yaming Jin

Abstract


To develop students’ communicative competence is the objective of English teaching. But in the four basic skills, speaking is usually the poorest for English learners in China. After so many years of English learning, Chinese students are often found to hardly communicate with others in English. Obviously there is something wrong with the old traditional methods of oral English teaching. In order to improve Chinese learners’ oral communicative competence, some innovative ways in this paper are suggested for English teachers to create a welcoming English atomosphere and a lot of activities are rendered for teachers to encourage students to practice English both in and after class.

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International Journal of English Linguistics   ISSN 1923-869X (Print)   ISSN 1923-8703 (Online)

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