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ERIC Number: EJ293379
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1983
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Listening Comprehension Training in Teaching English to Beginners.
Thiele, Angelika; Schneibner-Herzig, Gudrun
System, v11 n3 p277-86 1983
A test comparing two groups of beginning learners of English as a second language shows that teaching listening comprehension accompanied by prescribed gestures - "total physical response" - instead of speech production, provides better language acquisition than conventional methods, as well as less anxiety and higher motivation for language learning. (SL)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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