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MODERN REQUIREMENTS FOR SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION ASPIRANTS (Review Completed - Accepted)

It is an uncontested fact that knowledge of English is a pre-requisite for success in the modern world. The universities and colleges bear the onus of preparing the students to face the world by equipping them with the requisite knowledge and skills. Learning a language is different from learning subjects like Mathematics and Geography, where the teacher plays a pivotal role in acquainting the students with rules and facts pertaining to the field. But language skills can be developed only by having the learner at the centre, and by providing maximum opportunities for practicing and learning from personal experience. The emphasis thus, has to be on strengthening communicative competence by exposing the learner to real-life situational use of the language

Keywords: Communicative Competence, Requisite Knowledge and Skills, strengthening communicative English