Identifying Linguistic Competence What Linguistic Competence Consists in

Jesus Martinez del Castillo


Linguistic competence, language, a language and speech acts constitute realities to be found in speaking. They all are nothing but aspects of the same reality, the activity of speaking created and executed by human subjects who are free and creative, absolute and contingent, transcendent and historical. Since speaking is something known by speakers even before the performance what linguistic competence is can only be guessed out through self-reflection and verification of it in the verbal behavior of speakers.

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