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Different kinds of knowledge

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Claire talks about different types of knowledge.

As you watch, think about the different types of knowledge that your learners have.

Types of knowledge  
Linguistic knowledge Knowledge of English and of other languages
World knowledge ‘General’ knowledge or specialist knowledge
Sociocultural knowledge Knowledge about communities and social practices, how language is used by different groups of people, in different situations, for different functions
  • What types of knowledge do your learners have?
    Share your ideas in the comments below.
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