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ERIC Number: EJ678781
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0015-718X
The Evidence in IN: Drills Are Out.
Wong, Wynne; VanPatten, Bill
Foreign Language Annals, v36 n3 p403-23 Fall 2003
Focuses on an aspect of traditional instruction--the form-only activities commonly called "drills,""mechanical practice," or "pattern practice." Distinguishes language as an internalized system from a language as a productive skills and reviews the nature of mechanical practice. Concludes such activities are not beneficial for foreign language acquisition or the development of fluency. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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