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    communicative competence

    first of all we would like to know what is communicative competence ?

    what are the most important aspects to take into account when teaching english in communicative competence?

    what concepts must be bore in mind when dealing with communicative competence?

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    I don't know what "communicative competence" is, but say bear in mind.


  3. Editor,
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    'Competence' is a term used by Chomksy to describe the knowledge a user has. A mistake made that is know to be a mistake is a 'performance' error, but a 'competence' error is one that shows a misunderstanding of the rules and is more serious.

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