November 17

Wordy Wednesday #17

I’m still full of the joys of ACEIA, and in Jeremy Harmer’s opening plenary he asked an intriguing question, “What is fluency?”  There was a great response from one participant, “It’s speaking without thinking,” which made people laugh a fair bit.

But, in all honesty, what is fluency?

Posted November 17, 2010 by Teresa Bestwick in category Wordy Wednesday

1 thoughts on “Wordy Wednesday #17

  1. Teve

    ‘pausing in the right places’
    ‘being intimate with the language’

    outspoken, silver tonuged, effortless and clear cut.

    Perhaps the translator has a funk word for us?


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