ERIC Number: EJ547481
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Benefits and Drawbacks of Controlled Laboratory Studies of Second Language Acquisition. The Keck Second Language Learning Project.
Yang, Lynne R.; Givon, T.
Studies in Second Language Acquisition, v19 n2 p172-93 Jun 1997
Examines the effects of simplified input in early second language (L2) acquisition of English by experimentally manipulating language input to two groups of learners and then assessing their acquisition longitudinally within a controlled laboratory setting. Findings reveal that the dual task of acquiring vocabulary and grammar does not hinder either. (43 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue: Testing SLA Theory in the Research Laboratory.