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FRAGL 7: Scripture teaches reading, writing, listening, speaking and understanding - and more

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Orthographic writing is generally considered to be a hindrance to linguistic action, possibly because many associate it with their own mistakes. The following text, however, reverses the picture: It shows that the secure acquisition of certain linguistic skills is not possible without the structuring symbolization of the orthographic characters. These competencies concern, on the one hand, the ability to read and write, which are acquired in dealing with what has been given in writing, and, on the other hand, - beyond that - the acquisition of linguistic forms that are different from those used in spoken language in familiar situations of Family or peer groups. These are called (in contrast to the "Oraten") as "literat". Mastering them is a prerequisite for successful (oral or written) communication in situations in which the familiar forms are inappropriate. Examples can make it clear that an awareness of the necessity of literary forms in the context of the written down of language, i.e. the production of language for others, arises early on, but its design possibilities - like all linguistic skills - are very much influenced by social influences Environment depends. Using various didactic examples, the text shows that it is the task and opportunity of written language teaching to use and present orthography in its function of representing literary language as the primary didactic instrument for a systematic expansion of language.


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