Course Description

Everybody wants to be "fluent" in the language they are learning, but what does that really mean? And is it even possible? In this course, we will explain what fluency is not, and then provide you with fresh models for how to understand what fluency really is.

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I loved this course and the difference between proficiency and fluency has become very clear. I'd love to learn more about ways of encouraging fluency and au...

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Course Author

Course Author Leslie Foster

Leslie has a Masters degree in linguistics. She has been teaching language and culture learning programs since 2000. She is one of SIL International’s five Senior Language and Culture Learning Consultant. For the past several years, she has started focusing on helping non-beginners through online courses and remote coaching. Leslie writes and consults on many of our online courses.