Second Language Classrooms: Research on Teaching and Learning

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Cambridge University Press, Jan 29, 1988 - Foreign Language Study - 221 pages
This important new book provides a critical overview of recent classroom-centered research and its implications for the teaching and learning of languages. Chaudron synthesizes and evaluates crucial research about the way student and teacher behaviours affect language learning and discusses research methods. Second Language Classrooms will be of vital interest to researchers, language teachers, and curriculum specialists, as well as readers with a general interest in education, linguistics, sociology, or psychology.
 

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Contents

Major issues in second language classroom research
1
Classroom research methods
13
Teacher talk in second language classrooms
50
Learner behavior in second language classrooms
90
Teacher and student interaction in second language
118
Learning outcomes
154
Learning strategies
170
Directions for research and teaching
180
Figures
184
The value of second language instruction
191
Index
215
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