Application of a Communicative Competence Skill Using the Multiliteracies Pedagogy Model

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KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA
MIISTRY OF HIGHER EDUCATION
KING SAUD UNIVERSITY
COLLEGE OF ARTS
DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE

Application Of A Communicative Competence Skill Using The Multiliteracies Pedagogy Model

Introduction
I will first describe the components of Communicative Competence then the four spheres of Multiliteracies Pedagogy then conclude by applying a skill.

Communicative Competence
Communicative Competence has five components:

1. Discourse Competence: The selection, sequencing, and arrangement of words, structures and utterances to achieve a unified spoken or written text. Examples of Discourse Competence skills:
A. Cohesion
B. Deixis
C. Coherence

2. Linguistic Competence: The basic elements of language: A. Syntax
B. Morphology
C. Lexicon
D. Phonology
E. Orthography

3. Actional Competence: Conveying and understanding speech acts. Examples of Actional Competence skills:
A. Interpersonal Exchange
B. Suasion
C. Problems

4. Sociocultural Competence: The knowledge of how to communicate appropriately within the social and cultural context of communication. Examples of Sociocultural Competence skills:
A. Social Contextual Factors
B. Stylistic Appropriateness Factors
C. Cultural Factors

5. Strategic Competence: The knowledge of communication strategies and how to use them. Examples of Strategic Competence skills:
A. Avoidance or reduction strategies.
B. Achievement or compensatory strategies.
C. Interactional strategies.

The Multiletracies Pedagogy model:

1. Situated Practice: It provides immersion for students to develop familiarity for the activities and learn by doing.

2. Overt Instruction: It provides direct information from the teacher to let the students learn the important features of the learning activities and focus on the structure (grammar) of the activities.

3. Discourse Analysis: It helps students analyze their...
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