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Data-driven learning of academic lexical bundles below the C1 level
|Title:||Data-driven learning of academic lexical bundles below the C1 level|
|Authors:||Lay, Keith J.|
Yavuz, Mehmet A.
|Keywords:||Academic lexical bundles|
Data-driven learning (DDL)
English for academic purposes (EAP)
|Date Issued:||Oct 2020|
|Publisher:||University of Hawaii National Foreign Language Resource Center|
Center for Language & Technology
(co-sponsored by Center for Open Educational Resources and Language Learning, University of Texas at Austin)
|Citation:||Lay, K. J., & Yavuz, M. A. (2020). Data-driven learning of academic lexical bundles below the C1 level. Language Learning & Technology, 24(3), 176–193. http://hdl.handle.net/10125/44741|
|Abstract:||This study investigates the possibility and efficacy of paper-based, in-class, data-driven learning (DDL) of academic lexical bundles below the C1 level of proficiency described by the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR; advanced high ACTFL). A two-stage experimental design involving three groups (n = 41) and 24 two-to-four word academic items was implemented. First, the question of whether this type of learning works with these items below the C1 level is addressed through a nonequivalent-groups quasi-experimental design covering a five-week period. The results indicate that this technique is effective at the B2 level, but not at the A2-B1 level. Next, an equivalent-groups experimental design compares this style of learning to conventional techniques at the B2 level. The results of this stage suggest that paper-based, in-class DDL is more effective than conventional learning with academic lexical bundles at the B2 level.|
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Volume 24 Number 3, October 2020|
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