ERIC Number: EJ668077
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Gesture and Creating Zones of Proximal Development for Second Language Learning.
McCafferty, Steven G.
Modern Language Journal, v86 n2 p192-203 Sum 2002
Investigated the role of gesture in and of itself and in conjunction with speech in creating zones of proximal development (ZPD) for second language learning and teaching. A university student of English, newly arrived in the United States was videorecorded once a week in conversational interaction with an American graduate student, an English-as a-Second/Foreign-Language teacher, over two different periods. (VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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