Focusing on the EFL Learners’ Spoken Language: An Analysis of Classroom Discourse


This paper discussed the spoken language produced by adult learners who attended a General English Intermediate course at one of the best English course providers in Indonesia. The writers analyzed examples of inaccurate and accurate spoken language produced by the students during an observed lesson and then shed light on possible reasons for the spoken language from linguistic point of views. The results of this study were intended to offer some insights into the nature of inaccurate and accurate spoken language in the learning of English as a foreign language. English teachers are, therefore, expected to focus not only on fluency but also on accuracy in English language teaching. 

Keywords: accuracy, classroom discourse, fluency, spoken language 

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