ERIC Number: EJ547484
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
The "Experanto" Experiment: Effects of Explicit Instruction on Second Language Acquisition.
de Graaff, Rick
Studies in Second Language Acquisition, v19 n2 p249-76 Jun 1997
Investigates the interaction between the presence or absence of explicit instruction and the variables complexity and morphology/syntax in the acquisition of four second language (L2) structures. Results from computer-controlled posttests confirm the hypothesis that explicit instruction facilitates the acquisition of L2 grammar. (66 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.