Mental Enlightenment Scientific-Methodological Journal


The article presents different thoughts and interpretation of scientists in term of the concepts such as “competence” and “competent”. The term “competency” proved an important literary genre in the early foreign language teaching community. The study uses literature review analysis in order to gain insights into the concepts of "competence" and "competent". The data were presented in Tables 1, 2, and 3 show the interpretation and structural components of communicative competence suggested by different authors. These findings raised important theoretical issues that have a bearing on understanding communicative competency in English language teaching.

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