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ERIC Number: EJ930368
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Dec
Pages: 29
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 56
ISSN: ISSN-0008-4506
Implicit and Explicit Recasts in L2 Oral French Interaction
Erlam, Rosemary; Loewen, Shawn
Canadian Modern Language Review, v66 n6 p877-905 Dec 2010
This laboratory-based study of second- and third-year American university students learning French examines the effectiveness of implicit and explicit corrective feedback on noun-adjective agreement errors. The treatment consisted of one hour of interactive tasks. Implicit feedback was operationalized as a single recast with interrogative intonation; explicit feedback was operationalized as a single repetition of the incorrect utterance with interrogative intonation, followed by a single recast with declarative intonation. Testing instruments were administered on three occasions. They comprised a spontaneous production test, an elicited imitation test, and an untimed written grammaticality judgement test. Results showed no significant differences for type of feedback but significant effects for oral interaction. (Contains 3 notes and 6 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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