ERIC Number: ED101583
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: 0
Repetition through Successive Approximations.
Littell, Katherine M.
This study was conducted in an attempt to provide an alternative to the long-established method of tape listening and repetition drills, a method that has had disappointing results. It is suggested that the rate of speed of phonic presentation is not commensurate with the rate of comprehension. The proposed method seeks to prevent cognitive overloading by using a speech compressor on native-speaker tapes and following this by repetition. An experiment measuring the effect of this method on listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills implies that one particular method is not so important as specialized strategies directed to specific groups of students and individual language skills. (AM)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of AATG (Bonn, Germany, 1974)