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ERIC Number: ED433718
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998-Dec
Pages: 30
Abstractor: N/A
Research and Language Learning: A Tour of the Horizon.
Sheppard, Ken
An instructional module designed to help prepare college-level teaching assistants (TAs) for their duties in second language instruction is presented. It consists of an overview of research on foreign language teaching, focusing on research conducted within a theoretical framework. Attention is directed to four issues: the language being taught; characteristics of the learners; the process of language acquisition; and the role of the classroom in learning. Questions for classroom discussion on language teaching and learning and suggestions for classroom activities appear throughout the overview. Contains 52 references. (MSE)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: Center for International Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC.
Note: In its: Out of Class Learning Experiences and Students' Perceptions of Their Impact on English Conversation Skills; see FL 025 966.