ERIC Number: EJ322281
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1985
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Language Functions, Social Factors, and Second Language Learning and Teaching.
Cook, Vivian J.
International Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching, v23 n3 p177-98 Aug 1985
Discusses issues in functional approaches to language teaching and describes two experiments on the social factors involved in the language functions of requesting, thanking, greeting, and taking leave. Considers what the data from the experiments mean for second-language learning and teaching in terms of syllabus design and teaching techniques. (SED)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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