Multiple choice question
1. Select the option that best describes Cummins theory of basic interpersonal communication skills (BICS) idea:
A. Focuses more on proficient in a language for academic purposes
B. Includes the ability to listen, speak, read and write.
C. Can only take place formally in the classroom.
D. Encourage and support natural communication.
The answer is 'D' Encourage and support natural communication. Cummins talks about BICS as a language that is needed for social interaction.