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ERIC Number: EJ505218
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-1195-7131
What Visual Aids Can and Cannot Do in Second Language Teaching.
Hammerly, Hector
Mosaic: A Journal for Language Teachers, v2 n3 p11-18 Spr 1995
Examines the advantages and limitations of visual aids in second language instruction. Visual aids can be used atmosphere, motivation, focus of attention, context, explanatory support, general comprehension, mnemonic support, cultural insights, and conversational stimuli. Their limitations include focusing attention away from the language, unreliability in conveying specific meaning, and cost. (55 references) (MDM)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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