ERIC Number: EJ586029
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Socio-Cognitive Functions of L1 Collaborative Interaction in the L2 Classroom.
Anton, Marta; DiCamilla, Frederick J.
Modern Language Journal, v83 n2 p233-47 Sum 1999
A study of native-language (L1) use in the collaborative interaction of five dyads of native English-speaking adult learners of Spanish as a second language found that L1 serves a critical function in students' attempts to mutually define task elements, provide each other with scaffolding help, and externalize inner speech. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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