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Receptive Competences—Reading, Listening, Viewing

  • Carola Surkamp
  • Tanyasha Yearwood

Abstract

Traditionally, reading and listening have been considered to cover the range of receptive skills which learners in the English language classroom need to develop. Since the 1990s with the growing importance of images and audiovisual texts in our daily lives and the increased integration of audiovisual material in English classes, viewing and so-called audiovisual comprehension (Hör-Seh-Verstehen) have been incorporated as receptive skills.

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Further reading

  1. Grabe, William/Stoller, Fredricka L. (22011): Teaching and Researching Reading [2002]. Harlow.Google Scholar
  2. Henseler, Roswitha/Möller, Stefan/Surkamp, Carola (2011): Filme im Englischunterricht. Grundlagen, Methoden, Genres. Seelze.Google Scholar
  3. Henseler, Roswitha/Surkamp, Carola (eds.) (2009): Special Issue »Lesekompetenz «. Der Fremdsprachliche Unterricht Englisch 100/101.Google Scholar
  4. Hudson, Thom (2007): Teaching Second Language Reading. Oxford.Google Scholar
  5. Kieweg, Werner (ed.) (2003): Special Issue »Hörverstehen«. Der fremdsprachliche Unterricht Englisch 64/65.Google Scholar
  6. Lynch, Tony (2009): Teaching Second Language Listening. Oxford.Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland, ein Teil von Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Carola Surkamp
    • 1
  • Tanyasha Yearwood
    • 1
  1. 1.University of GöttingenGöttingenGermany

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