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3 From words to communication

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Figure 6 Starting to communicate

Some academic subjects are more content-oriented (e.g. history), whereas others are mainly based on learning skills (e.g. maths, art and design). The wonderful thing about language learning is that it’s a subject that combines content and skills-based learning, so there is something in it for everyone – as the next sections will show.