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ERIC Number: EJ177879
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1978
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Breaking Down the Free Conversation Myth
Taylor, Barry P.; Wolfson, Nessa
TESOL Quarterly, 12, 1, 31-9, Mar 78
"Directed conversation," involving a functional approach and role playing, is recommended for English as a second language classes instead of unstructured conversation groups. The student practices not only syntax and vocabulary but the specific sociolinguistic rules appropriate to the speech situation. (SW)
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