Publication details [#1812]

Bruder, Mary Newton. 1974. MMC developing communicative competence in English as a second language. The University of Pittsburgh Center for International Studies. xviii + 461 pp.
Publication type
Book – monograph
Publication language
Language as a subject


A handbook of American English for beginning and intermediate learners. The goal is to develop communicative competence. B.'s method is a step-by-step approach whereby a student practices a particular structure first through mechanical pattern practice drill, second through more meaningful drills, and last of all through communicative exercises, conversations and situation.

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