functional language

functional language

(language)
A language that supports and encourages functional programming.
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The program was designed for the way children learn and emphasizes functional language through repetition and spiraling with no memorization or drills;
The new funding will: reduce class size; address classroom composition challenges; add functional language programs; help newcomer students acquire language skills; and provide additional support for newcomer students with high needs; and provide teacher training.
The instructional procedure took into consideration his functional language needs, moving beyond the focus of acquisition for the sake of acquisition.
The approach, called functional language analysis (FLA), provides teachers with a set of practical tools for engaging students in systematically analysing the language patterns and discussing the meanings of these patterns in content area texts.
In other disciplines, such as the electronic arts, terms of art employ more functional language (e.
117) The Supreme Court held the claim "invalid on its face" because of its functional language.
The Development of Functional Language Ability through Learners' Participation in Communicative Events
Some children with ASDs develop language more or less normally but have a delay in socially functional language and rarely use language to initiate social interaction (Roge, 2003; Stone & CaroMartinez, 1990).
To my mind, the more important and urgent question is whether Kurdish can be developed into a fully functional language of education, mass communication and even administration in the Kurdish-inhabited provinces of Turkey.
The sentences and clause level grammar descriptors tend to use functional language while the word level grammar descriptors use the metalanguage of traditional grammar.
Congress's willingness to establish the possibility of expressing claim elements in functional language is unambiguously reflected in the Patent Act of 1952 and its legislative history.

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