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ERIC Number: EJ584012
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-1098-6553
Accuracy vs. Fluency: Which Comes First in ESL Instruction?
Ebsworth, Miriam Eisenstein
ESL Magazine, v1 n2 p24-26 Mar-Apr 1998
Discusses the debate over fluency versus accuracy in teaching English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL). Defines fluency and accuracy; examines alternative approaches (meaning first, accuracy first, and accuracy and fluency from the beginning); evaluates the alternatives; and highlights implications for teaching ESL. A sidebar presents an accuracy and fluency self-assessment for teachers. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
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Language: English
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