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Key Concepts in Teaching Macroskills

5 Pages Posted: 8 Feb 2016 Last revised: 11 Mar 2016

Jessie Barrot

National University

Date Written: February 7, 2016


This article discusses the fundamentals of language macroskills. Specifically, the paper defines and describes the six macroskills which include both the productive skills (i.e., speaking, writing, and representing) and receptive skills (i.e., listening, reading, and viewing). Some ways on how these skills can be taught are also presented.

Keywords: English language teaching, applied linguistics, ESL, language macroskills

JEL Classification: Y9

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Barrot, Jessie, Key Concepts in Teaching Macroskills (February 7, 2016). Available at SSRN: or

Jessie Barrot (Contact Author)

National University ( email )

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