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    interpret utterances

    I found the following lines in a book named "Approaches and Methods of English Language Teaching".

    The Englishman T. Prendergast was one of the first to record the observation that children use contextual and situational cues to interpret utterances.

    What does it mean by interpret utterances? Does it mean speak words or something else?

    Thank you very much

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    Re: interpret utterances

    It means to understand things that people say.
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    Re: interpret utterances

    Quote Originally Posted by Nadeem Khan Bhati View Post
    What does it mean by interpret utterances? Does it mean speak words or something else?
    Please post a link if you are going to submit your question to other forums, so that we don't waste our time saying what may already have been said.

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