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ERIC Number: EJ319991
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1985
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The Silent Period: An Examination.
Gibbons, John
Language Learning, v35 n2 p255-67 Jun 1985
Presents and assesses recent studies on the silent period, that is, the period at the beginning of second language instruction when language learners do not speak the target language. Describes a survey of the silent period of primary school children and its consequences for acquisition theory and for language teaching. (SED)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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