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LANGUAGE SKILLS

The so-called Four Language Skills are a set of four competencies that allow an individual to comprehend and produce spoken language for proper and effective interpersonal communication. These skills are Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing.


From the Bilingualism department of the centre, we have carried out several courses focusing on this methodology where the four skills, that we consider the basis of a correct development of the English language, are recognizable in all the subjects of the bilingual itinerary through specific activities.


This idea is what we want to transfer to the resources we present to you on this site. Here we introduce you to each of the skills.

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LISTENING

This skill helps you to understand the main ideas of every speech in any
language.

It also allows you to demonstrate an emerging awareness of culturally implied
meanings beyond the surface meanings of the text.

In this website, you can take a look at every material marked with a blue dot,
in order to improve your listening.

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SPEAKING

This skill helps you to be understood easily by natives, and converse clearly
and fluently, in different communicative situations.

It also lets you narrate and describe concrete and abstract topics using a
sustained and connected discourse.

In this website, you can take a look at every material marked with a yellow
dot, in order to improve your listening.

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READING

This skill helps you to easily follow the essential points of written text, comprehend them.

In addition, you can understand parts of texts which are conceptually
abstract and linguistically complex.

In this website, you can take a look at every material marked with a red dot,
in order to improve your reading.

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WRITING

This skill helps you to address a variety of topics with significant precision and
detail.

Furthermore, you will be able to elaborate texts properly in different contexts, formal or informal, targeting their basic structural parts, correctly organized.

In this website, you can take a look at every material marked with a green
dot, in order to improve your writing.

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