The Importance Of Pluency In Literature

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The main findings of the study include the importance of fluency, not just accuracy, in numerous, if not all, fields. Binder found that when the focus is solely placed on the percentage correct, and no account of the aspect of time is given, then the measurement of the data becomes significantly limited, creating a “measurement ceiling” (2003). Needing to perform accurately within a specific time dimension is essential in many fields ranging from athletics to language to medicine and to factory jobs. When one performs fluently then the establishment for which they are needing to perform for (i.e. a doctor for a hospital) can then in turn operate more efficiently. Collectively, the researchers suggest the findings of the studies can be used to effectively improve the performance of a wide variety of people including, but not limited to: students, athletes, and employees. Both studies emphasized the …show more content…
Whether I decide to use my skill to teach or translate I must be able to enunciate, read, and write the words I encounter with accuracy and within a timely manner, or fluently. My fluency training could begin with the rehearsal of the alphabet through see/say (recognizing the letters on sight and saying the respective sound, aloud). I would then need to build my vocabulary and learn the basic rules of grammar for Spanish. Having some experience in attempting to learn Spanish I understand that being able to pass a written test (based on accuracy only) or learn a song in the language is not evidence of fluency in the language, but rather fluency in only specific segments, such as vocabulary recognition or verbal skills. Even in teaching Spanish these skills would not only be crucial for myself but also for my students and I could teach them the way in which I learned, through fluency training and then

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