By Sandra Götz
This ebook takes a brand new and holistic method of fluency in English speech and differentiates among effective, perceptive, and nonverbal fluency. The in-depth corpus-based description of effective fluency issues out significant variations of the way fluency is verified in local and nonnative speech. It additionally unearths parts within which even hugely complex novices of English nonetheless deviate strongly from the local aim norm and during which they've got already approximated to it. in response to those findings, chosen newcomers are subjected to local audio system' scores of 7 perceptive fluency variables with the intention to try which variables are so much liable for a belief of oral skillability at the facets of the listeners. ultimately, language-pedagogical implications derived from those findings for the development of fluency in learner language are offered. This publication is conceptually and methodologically appropriate for corpus-linguistics, learner corpus study and international language educating and studying.