TEACHING IMPLICATIONS.For learner of a FL, It is not enough to simply master the lg.It is equalilly imxtant to axquire some mastery of the customs,trad, history, music, literaru and artistic figures which belong to the target lag. Nowadays most books inclide authentic British and or american contexts which tell us much ab society as they do ab lang. Songs are also a very usegul comm tool.
By focusing on the socioc. aspects of the UK nad the USA, not only are we engangins our students in real situ. we are also fulfilling our role as edu. by brodening their horizons