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Group Work, Interlanguage Talk and Second Language Acquisition

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Item Summary Long, Michael Porter, Patricia 2015-12-15T00:51:31Z 2015-12-15T00:51:31Z 1985
dc.description.abstract The use of group work in classroom second language learning has long been supported by sound pedagogical arguments. Recently, however, a psycholinguistic rationale for group work has emerged from second language acquisition research on nonnative speaker/non-native speaker conversation, or interlanguage talk. Provided careful attention is paid to the structure of tasks students work on together, the negotiation work possible in group work makes it an attractive alternative to the teacher-led, "lockstep" mode, and a viable classroom substitute for individual conversations with native speakers.
dc.format.extent 35 pages
dc.language eng
dc.relation.ispartof University of Hawai'i Working Papers in English as a Second Language 4(1)
dc.title Group Work, Interlanguage Talk and Second Language Acquisition
dc.type Working Paper
dc.type.dcmi Text
dc.contributor.department University of Hawaii at Manoa. Department of English as a Second Language.
dc.format.digitalorigin reformatted digital Classroom environment Group work in education English language--Study and teaching--Foreign speakers
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