The importance of speaking in English as a foreign language between skillful and thoughtful competencies: studying sociolinguistics perspectives



competence, english, foreign language, international language, language instructors, language skills, social language, sociolinguistics perspectives


Speaking in a foreign language requires competence in the language skills itself and mindfulness so that the content of the speech is easier to reach and by the interlocutor. To understand the relationship between skillful and thoughtful in speaking English, we conducted a series of data collection with the help of an electronic engine based on Google Scholar data. We target these data in several international journal publications that discuss these two variables. After the data has been collected, it is then analyzed by involving a coding system and in-depth evaluation under a descriptive qualitative study. Before drawing data conclusions, we ensure that the data results meet reasonable and reliable standards. Based on the discussion of the findings, we can conclude that speaking in English as a foreign language requires skillful and thoughtful competence so that the interlocutor can easily understand the contents of the conversation. Thus, this finding should be a meaningful input for many parties in learning English.


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How to Cite

Sudarmo, S. (2021). The importance of speaking in English as a foreign language between skillful and thoughtful competencies: studying sociolinguistics perspectives. Linguistics and Culture Review, 5(S1), 113-124.



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