The Definition of Native Speaker

Native speaker is often supplemented by detailing nondevelopmental characteristics that they share. Stern (1983)¬†claims that native speakers have (a) a subconscious knowledge of rules, (b) an intuitive grasp of meanings, (c) the ability to communicate within social settings, (d) a range of language skills, and (e) creativity of language use. The Encyclopedic Dictionary of Applied […]