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Table of contents

Introduction 5

Learning theories and approaches 6

The relation grammar-skills 6

Reading skills 7

Listening skills 8

Speaking skills 9

Writing skills 10

Conclusion 11

The Choice 11

Bibliography 12

Webography 13


The significance of foreign language skills, as part of fundamental class requirements, is reflected through success, satisfaction, and in life enrichment, altogether as the most valuable skills to develop in today’s society. These purposes may lead the learners to think about the structure and the role of the language. Certainly, there is no doubt about it; teaching foreign language skills will not only open the learners and the teachers’ minds but also syllabus designers and researchers’ to new perspectives, opportunities and experiences, and therefore to infinite chances to learn, comprehend, and practice the language as well.

Furthermore, and in order to endorse an effective and consistent language teaching and learning, there should be a set of principles focused on assessing this objective accomplishment. Evaluating the amount and extent of language teaching comes through testing. Of course, we do not only test to measure grades of acquisition but we also test to analyze, reflect, review, and make decisions about the who, the what, the where, the when, and the how to test. These abilities are, according to us, the main basis to concrete the most appropriate way to effective teaching and testing language skills, and therefore, reinforce and unite the teaching/learning and testing process practices.

According to the above-mentioned statements, it is necessary to check the fields of teaching and testing the language skills. These are the main points we are working around to analyze through the related literature background. As Henry Widdowson (1978:1) pointed out: “the aims of...