Fluency and Accuracy: Toward Balance in Language Teaching and Learning
A text which provides solutions to the problem of inaccuracies resulting from an emphasis on fluency. It suggests that the restoration of balance depends upon a greater understanding of proficiency and of the roles of cross-linguistic influence, systematic instruction and the correction of errors.
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New and Old in Language Teaching
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accuracy activities advanced level allophones apply approach audio-oral audiolingual basic beginning level behavior bilingual Chapter classroom pidgin classroom SL cognitive communication course cross-linguistic cultural deep correction dents develop distortions effective emphasize English example faulty feedback fluency Frenglish goal Grade gradually grammar guage guistic Hammerly ideas inhibitive interference interaction interlanguage intermediate level knowledge language acquisition language learning language program language teaching language transfer linguistic competence materials meaning megatheory monolingual native speakers natural neophilia oral output phonemic practice preterite procedures pronunciation psycholinguistic rules and elements second language Second Language Acquisition situation skills SL acquisition SL classroom SL competence SL instruction SL learners SL learning SL proficiency SL program SL students SL teachers SL teaching SLACC/I sociolinguistic sound Spanglish Spanish speak specific structure target language taught tence theory TLTP unconscious understand vocabulary words