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A language skill has been traditionally considered as the ability to speak, listen, read and write in any given language. It has also come to include a fifth skill, culture.[1]

Listening and reading are considered to be receptive skills while speaking and writing are considered to be productive skills.

Many teachers, and particularly, coursebooks, try to include a mixture of these skills in every class.

The fifth skill

Many sources refer to "a fifth skill", these possibly being cultural awareness[2] OR translation[3]