Origin of fluencyLate Latin fluentia from Classical Latin fluens: see fluent
Fluency is defined as the ability to speak or write a language.
An example of fluency is being able to speak French.
the quality or condition of being fluent, esp. in speech or writing
- The goal is verbal fluency.
- For stuttering and other fluency disorders, a popular treatment method is fluency training, which develops coordination between speech and breathing, slows down the rate of speech, and develops the ability to prolong syllables.
- Studies have shown that children with very active fantasies tend to have personality traits that contribute to creativity-originality, spontaneity, verbal fluency, and a higher degree of flexibility in adapting to new situations.
- Although most research indicates that it often takes seven years for ELLs to attain full English fluency, the new federal law allows these children only three years before they must take standardized tests in English.
- This time he made so much progress that in two years he read Greek and Latin with fluency and interest.