ERIC Number: EJ321153
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1985
Group Work, Interlanguage Talk,and Second Language Acquisition.
Long, Michael H.; Porter, Patricia A.
TESOL Quarterly, v19 n2 p207-28 Jun 1985
Discusses both the pedagogical arguments and the psycholinguistic rationale for small-group work in the second language classroom. Claims that the negotiation work possible in group actiity makes it an attractive alternative to the teacher-led discussion. Reviews research findings on interlanguage which generally support the claims made for group work. (SED)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A