Podcast Episode 2: Circumlocution

What is circumlocution? Can it be taught? Should you teach it? When? If novices shouldn’t be required to produce language, should we teach them circumlocution as a tool to solve communication problems?  All of these questions are addressed in this second episode of the Musicuentos Black Box Podcast.

If you prefer, you can read the transcript for this podcast here.


Title: On the Importance of Circumlocution in the Spanish Language Classroom

Authors: Deborah Arteaga, University of Nevada, Las Vegas; Lucía Llorente, Berry College

Publication information: Estudios de Lingüística Universidad de Alicante, #26 (2012)

Podcast date: Episode 2: April 15, 2014

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