ERIC Number: EJ571980
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Interaction and Second Language Learning: Two Adolescent French Immersion Students Working Together.
Swain, Merrill; Lapkin, Sharon
Modern Language Journal, v82 n3 p320-37 Aut 1998
Provides support for a theoretical orientation toward viewing dialog as both a means of communication and a cognitive tool. Data to support this position come from an analysis of language-related episodes isolated in the dialog of two grade 8 French immersion students as they carry out a jigsaw task. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue: The Role of Input and Interaction in Second Language Acquisition.