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Notional / functional dimension of language
Applied linguists and philosophers addressed another fundamental dimension of language: the functional and communicative potential of language. The speech act theory showed that we do something when we speak a language. We use language ( cf Halliday 1975)to get things,to control behavior,to create interaction with others,to express personal feelings,to learn,to create a world of imagination,to communicate information.
Besides applied linguists emphasized a teaching of language based on communicative proficiency rather than mastery of structures. ...