Unit 28: Identifying the functions of learners language.

28 Jun

The functions of learners’ language are the purposes for which learners use language in the classroom. These purposes include taking part in tasks and activities, interacting with the teacher and with each other. Learners make use of a wide range of language functions as they take part in different aspects of a lesson, for example:

  • greeting
  • explaining
  • suggesting
  • checking instructions
  • negotiating
  • agreeing
  • disagreeing
  • prompting

Let’s see some of them in the next exercise:


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