ERIC Number: EJ278160
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983-Mar
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Natural Language Learning by Design: A Classroom Experiment in Social Interaction and Second Language Acquisition.
Johnson, Donna M.
TESOL Quarterly, v17 n1 p55-68 Mar 1983
Limited English speaking elementary students were provided a structured opportunity for natural language practice with their fluent peers. Limited effect on language proficiency was found. However, the discussion emphasizes the importance of using fluent students' language input, an often ignored resource, in designing ESL programs. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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